Question about 2000 Harley Davidson FLHR-FLHRI Road king
Starter just spins on my 97 roadking harley davidson, bike won't go into gear but if you try to start the bike while in gear it lurches forward and then starter just spins without the engine catching
The starter clutch needs to be replaced. An alternator sgop will usually rebuild these for 1/2 of a new one.
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Posted on Dec 20, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The starter on a late model Harley is a typical Nippondenso gear reduction type starter. They are all basically the same except for size.
To replace the starter clutch inside the starter assembly requires disassembly of the starter assembly.
I you will contact me directly, I will scan the procedure and drawings out of a service manual for you.
Posted on Sep 24, 2009
Since the speeometer is electronic and gets it's "pulses" from the transmission, it stops whenever the transmission stops turning inside. Now, if one got into a situation in which he applied the rear brake hard enough to lock the rear wheel thereby causing the engine to stall, the speeometer would stop at that moment even if the bike didn't. This is my opinion.
Posted on Sep 25, 2009
Does the start quit turning or does it continue to sound like it's turning? If the starter quits turning, I'd suspect the battery. Take it out and have it tested. Usually no charge for this service at most any auto parts house.
If the starter sounds like it's still turning but the engine isn't, that's an indication that the "starter clutch" is bad inside the starter. This is the "one way bearing" unit that turns the engine to start it but then freewheels when the engine starts. I've seen many of them go bad. If the bike is still under warranty, take it back to the dealer before the warranty runs out. At least have a documented complaint of the problem within the warranty period. That way, if the warranty runs out you may can still get it fixed under the warranty.
Posted on Oct 09, 2009
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