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How do you Replace starter drive on 1984 harley fxr

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Sorry 1984 is back beyond my expertise and/or knowledge but later model years jackshaft might be somewhat similar:

Disconnect the negative battery cable. THEN remove the primary cover. (If you are only going to service the items from the bolt through to the spring it is not necessary to remove clutch but if it is desired to replace the coupling and/or the retaining ring it will also require starter removal. So, bearing that in mind, if necessary, next remove the clutch assembly. THEN while holding the pinion gear in place remove the jackshaft bolt, the lockplate and the thrust washer and remove the jackshaft from the inner primary as an assembly. THEN remove the pinion gear from the jackshaft and then remove the coupling and the spring. The spring and the retaining ring are inside the coupling. Replace the retaining ring if deemed necessary. ALSO if the coupling is forced through the primary case oil seal you will necessarily have to replace the seal as it will be ruined. THEN remove the coupling from the starter shaft and if needed replace the retaining ring. The jackshaft must be installed back onto the starter shaft prior to installing the jackshaft with the shallow side of the coupling going/facing towards the jackshaft and also facingthe jackshaft splines. Remember to reinstall the coupling retaining ring if it was removed. ALSO, be sure to install the coupling on the starter output shaft with the counter bore facing the jackshaft. THEN put the spring inside the coupling and install the pinion gear on the shaft put the lockplate and the thrust washer on the bolt and put the bolt in place in the jackshaft. If you removed the retaining ring put it back on shaft and then slide the jackshaft assembly back into position in the inner primary. In order to hold the lockplate and thrust washer in place be certain that the lockplate tab is properly in the keyway. THEN, having aligned the lockplate tab and thrust washer properly in the slot with the jackshaft keyway screw the jackshaft bolt into the starter shaft and while holding the pinion gear in position tighten the bolt to 84-108 in-lbs (9.5-12.2 Nm) and bend the locking tab against bolt head. THEN reinstall the clutch assembly etc. and the primary case etc using new gaskets as required etc., refill the primary with oil, reconnect the negative battery cable and check to be sure you have not forgotten anything.

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Replacing the starter clutch is pretty straight forward. Simply take the starter apart, swap the bearings from the old clutch to the new one, and reassemble.

This is one of those places where a picture is worth a thousand words.
If you'd like blow up of the starter contact me a I'll scan the drawing in and send it to you. Make sure you tell me what you want. I get so many request that I can't remember all of them.

You have to pull the outer primary cover off to get to the bolts that hold the start on. Make sure you disconnect the battery.

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Look at the end of your starter from the right side of your bike. You'll see the solenoid end plate, a five sided plate with three screws holding it on. At the top of this plate, there is a single wire connector. Unplug the wire and insert a test light or the positive probe of a volt meter into the wire connector, ground the other leads. Turn on the ignition switch and press the start button. If the light lights up or you show battery voltage, the starter is the problem, If the light does not light up or you fail to get battery voltage to the wire, you have a bad starter relay. The relay is located under the triangular plate on the left side of the bike if I'm not mistaken.

To check the solenoid contacts, remove the three small screws. Inside the solenoid there is a plunger and a spring. To test the starter, MAKE SURE THE BIKE'S TRANSMISSION IS IN NEUTRAL and using a large screwdriver, push the plunger all the way inwards. The starter should engage and turn the engine regardless of the position of the ignition switch. If the starter engages and turns the engine, the starter is serviceable. Now, remove the plunger and spring. Look at the large copper contacts inside the solenoid housing. If they are badly burned, you can purchase a kit and replace these contacts. It's not a difficult job, simply disconnect the battery and take the cables off one at a time and replace the contacts making sure you get the insulators on the bolts properly.

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To remove the drive pulley off the final drive gear of the transmission you must have a special deep well socket Harley part number, HD-94660-37A. The threads in the nut are LEFT HANDED. Torque is 150-165 foot pounds. You'll also need a drive pulley locking device or some way to lock the transmission so that you can get the nut off and back on. Jim's makes a special tool for this that works very nicely. I think Harley has come out with an upgraded pulley to prevent the splines from wearing so badly in the center of the pulley. Check the splines in your pulley for wear.

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