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How do I change my starter motor? Is there any problems I could come acrossed that I should know???

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The starter motor is not that difficult to change. First disconnect the batter. Then drain the primary and remove the outer primary cover. Remove the small bolt holding the starter "jackshaft" in. When you remove the jackshaft, the coupling my come with it. Notice which direction it came out and mark it. One is tapered and the other isn't but more importantly, there's a snap ring inside of it and if you get backwards, stuff don't fit back together correctly.

On the other side of the bike, remove the exhaust system and anything else that is in the way of removing the starter. Take the large cable off of the starter and the two large socket head bolts that hold the starter motor in.

Nothing real tricky about this job.

Good Luck
Steve

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