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GL1000 Starter Spins Motor Does Not

My Dad has a '77 GL1000 I replaced the starter with a new one. After getting it all back together. The starter motor spins but the motor does not turn over. I made sure to get the chain and gear back on the starter right. What else could cause this to happen? I am lost. I am a car mechanic but not familiar with the GL1000 and I have no service manual to show what the chain is connected to.

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There is a auto clutch. if the 3 balls do not fly out it will not engage. I use the kickstarter as it is an engine out to repair. haynes cover this well

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Well here you go then...the manual is here.........good luck.
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