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Starter won't engage

Battery is fully charged but solenoid just "clicks". Most of the time I can leave it in gear and rock it back a little and it starts, but not this time.

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  • mrhaney55 Jan 26, 2009

    Gave up and bought the solenoid rebuild kit $60, and jumped right in. Everything works great and ready for Bike Week!!! Thanks



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First, make sure that your battery is in good condition, FULLY CHARGED, and the wires/cables that are connected to the Battery Terminals are clean and securely connected, and the same with the Ground wire/cable from the Battery terminal to the Frame. If you still have that problem, is sounds like you need to replace your STARTER RELAY, and/or Clean or Rebuild the Solenoid. ALSO, check that the wire connection TO the solenoid (that's the small green wire that comes from the Starter Switch) is clean and securely connected. Good Luck.

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