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When I push the starter button their is a clicking noise coming from the motor.

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  • John Cornia Oct 05, 2010

    Does the engine turn over at all, or does it just click quickly?


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The clicking noise is or starter trying to engage but it can't for one of two reasons.

Reason one, bad battery. Take your battery out and take it to an automotive parts store. Ask them to "load test" the battery. If it checks good, the problem may be in your starter solenoid.

I can tell how to check and repair your solenoid but I have to know what year and model of your bike is.


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