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When attempting to start my 2010 Harley Davison electric glide it only hummmms whats wrong

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  • Andrew Taylor
    Andrew Taylor Apr 14, 2017

    Hi John Mccauley, I have alerted our resident Harley Davison expert to your problem. His name is Greg Mahin, and you will see him listed on the Leaderboard on the right hand side of the post. He seems to be having a rare day off, but will be with you shortly. One thing you can try is giving the starter motor a thump with the handle of a hammer. Also put your headlights on, and operate the starter. If your lights dim to a glow worm, your problem is low battery power.

  • DocZachary
    DocZachary Apr 30, 2017

    Sounds like the Starter solenoid is bad. Your starter motor is moving but not connected to the engine...so all you hear is a hummmm. I will be interested in reading what the resident expert has to say.
    Good luck.
    Semper Fi,
    Z

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From least to worse scenereo. If the battery is good to go then the following might help. First it may well be the solenoid which is electrical and energized the starter motor. Next it might be the starter drive section which is a mechanical component. They can sometimes break and lock up which would be a mechanical part ramifying by locking up the starter motor hence a hum because it can not turn. It could be a locked starter motor caused by anything from corrosion to part failure which locks the motor and won't let it start. Next it could be a locked engine due to excess fuel in a cylinder. To check for this, remove the plugs and see if it will turn over. If it does the problem is too much fuel which will not compress in liquid form thus preventing the engine from turning over. Lastly the biggy, engine failure of a sort that seized the engine. Hope you get it fixed soon and hope it is simple.

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You have to take your bike into a Harley Davidson dealership so they can plug it into the computer and check for trouble codes with your audio system. Sounds like you can still get this done under warranty but hurry up because if you dont have an extended warranty plan your warranty is only good for 2 years.

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