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Starter works engine will not turn over it is a yamaha 2001 v star classic I can see three gears turnning with left cover off .

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Sounds like the starter clutch is slipping, It will require dis-assembly for inspection. If you have been using synthetic oil and going longer between oil changes, that has been proven to cause such problems in other bike's starter clutches.

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