Question about Harley Davidson Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Desktop Telephone
This bike was sitting for about a year and a half. bought as is. just bought a new battery and when i hit the start b utton i just hear a "tick" engine wont crank or anything. when it ticks the lights dim. i think its a bad starter but what do you guys think as this is my first Harley!!!
The new battery should and will provide enough current to crank. If your hearing a bunch of ticking and can literally hear the engine turn maybe once ot twice you need to rebuild the starter
.Whats happening is the solenoid is not actuating the starter motor pinion gear to the crankshaft. Either its a problem with the solenoid or the starter pinion itself could be stripped.
Posted on Sep 30, 2008
I think its whats called the commutator which is the contacts inside of the solenoid on the starter and they need to be cleaned. I've hung around a shop for years and have seen it a million times. Cant guarantee thats the problem but its a good place to start with the sounds of the problem.
Posted on Jun 11, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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