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When I turn the ignition switch on, the starter turns over causing the bike to start. When the bike is running the starter continues to turn over. Starter switch? Relay? Ground?

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  • roadking521 Sep 06, 2010

    I would like to add,,,, The starter turns over and engages without hitting the starter button. Almost like the switch is stuck on. The bike is 2005 Roadking

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Not familiar with this bike, but it sounds like solenoid is stuck on...

Posted on Sep 06, 2010

  • Jeff Turcotte
    Jeff Turcotte Sep 06, 2010

    yes, I understood that part--you were very clear. There is a wire to the solenoid that is hot when the key is on. If the solenoid has failed closed, though quite unusual, it would result in your symptom. Recomend you remove your solenoid and check to see if it has failed closed.

  • Jeff Turcotte
    Jeff Turcotte Sep 06, 2010

    and, it could also be that your starter button has failed closed.

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