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Sterter problem My starter engage and start but then it stop crancking the engine, but the starter spins but make a grinding noise in primary, it's on and off. I removed primary and saw it crank and then the Pinion gear resessed and doesn't make contact with the clutch ring gear. Bypass the started relay does the same. SO the selenoid it not pulling in all the time. Took the starter out and all test passed fine, it even crank no problem out the bike and Selenoid stay pull no problem, it's only Under cranking the engine that it fail. Selenoid looks fine. So what do I change, Selenoid kit or the whole selenois housing which will be less costly to buy an aftermakket whole starter.

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Your safer bet is a new starter because if you are having those kind of problems its not long before more starts to happen, bad bushings etc. buy a new starter

Posted on Jul 12, 2013

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Its your fuel pump if you can't hear it. And its inside your tank. Not a hard fix if you have a book that tells you how to remove it. Alot of procedures to follow to get it right. And yes it does work off a relay.

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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To begin with, do not try to start the engine with the transmission in gear. Shift the transmission to neutral. If the bike tries to move forward when you try to start the bike with the transmission in gear and the clutch lever pulled in, the clutch cable needs adjusting as the clutch is dragging and not completely disengaging.

If the engine is flooding, it sounds like you have trash in the carburator. Take your air filter off and try to start the engine. From a distance, look into the carburator and see how much fuel is going into the carburator. There should be a small spray of fuel if you turn the throttle grip. Otherwise there should be very little fuel going into the carb. If you see fuel pouring into the carb, you've got trash in your carburator. Unless you are very familiar with carburators, this is a job best left to a certified mechanic. You may have fouled your spark plugs as well. Either clean your plugs or buy a new set and install them. Sportsters are tough on spark plugs. Once they get fouled, they simply will not clear up on their own.

More than likely your clutch is fine, not burnt out. It simply needs to be adjusted, thats all.

The leak could be coming from most anywhere. Clean the bottom of the engine, take a short ride and then have a look. If you can't figure it out that way, put something under the kick stand to stand the bike as near to straight up as you can without danger of it falling over. Put a clean piece of newspaper under the bike and let it sit overnight. Look for the oil drip on the paper and then look straight up.

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Posted on Jun 07, 2010

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Or the big washer in solenoid is burnt & sticking take apart sand big copper washer & part it touches reassemble .. you may also ask this ? at harleytalking.com they have helped me...

Posted on Apr 21, 2011

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More than likely, it's either a loose primary chain or possibly the compensator sprocket. If the noise is at idle, this will probably be the case. Now, if the noise occurs when you roll the throttle on but goes away when just cruising, you may have a bottom end problem. If I were you, I'd disconnect the battery and pull the outer primary cover off. Check the torque on the compensator nut. It should be torqued to 150-165 foot pounds of torque. You'll need a "locking bar" to lock the engine and transmission to keep it from turning in order to apply that amount of torque. Check the adjustment of the primary chain. 3/4 to 7/8 inch with the engine cold. When you refill the primary with oil, do it with the bike standing straight up. Fill to the bottom edge of the outer clutch shell, the bright aluminum part.

Good Luck
Steve

Posted on May 22, 2011

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