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My starter does not turn.Relay checks good.How do I remove starte

My starter does not turn. Relay checks good. What do I have to do to remove the starter so I can bench test it?

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Just do the bench test on the bike,(use jumper cables to bypass the relay and go strait to the starter with power from a good battery.) You could even do this with the key off.

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To test the output of the relay, look at the end of your starter from the right side of your bike. You'll see a five sided plate on the end of the starter solenoid. At the top of the plate, you'll see a single wire plugged into the starter. Unplug the wire and stick a test light probe in the connector on the end of the wire. Again, turn the switch on and press the start button. If the light lights up, your relay is good. If not, the relay is probably bad.

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