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Harley davidson won't start

Have changed battery, checked everything and was wondering how to troubleshoot my starter and solenoid.
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This is a new starter and solenoid

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Thanks anyway but I fixed it low battery

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Test for power to the solenoid when you push the starter button. This should help to eliminate the switch, relay,wiring etc. You can also run a jumper wire from the large (power) cable on the top of the starter to the green wire on the white connector on the end of the starter.

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