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Wont start when i come to start my aprillia sportcity i can hear the starter motor going but the bike does not start

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You don't mention whether the engine is turning or not. If the starter is going, but the motor not turning, the starter clutch is gone. If the motor is turning, then it's a fuel or electrical problem. Try this -- take out the spark plug.Try this in the shade of a dark corner of a garage. With it still connected to the lead, hold the base of the plug against the engine while you activate the starter.If you see a spark, the electrics are is good. Shining a flashlight in the spark plug hole will show you if the piston is going up and down or not. If not, get the starter clutch replaced.

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  • james simms
    james simms Mar 21, 2014

    the engine is not turning

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    james simms Mar 21, 2014

    Add a Commentstarted making a loud noise and became slower on my way home and when i got home thats when it wouldnt start just the sound of the starter motor wizzing round

  • John Oughton
    John Oughton Mar 21, 2014

    You probably need to replace the starter and/or the starter clutch then.

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