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Malaguti Drakon 50 will not start on electric starter.

Bike bump starts instantly. Electric starter turns motor over but will not fire

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I do not know what a Malaguti Drakon 50 is BUT what are you saying?? Are you saying that the bike will not turn over or that it will turn over but even so it will not start with the bike electrical system and battery but that it will turn over with a booster battery but will not start with the booster battery or are you saying that it will turn over AND start with a booster battery attached??

Posted on Oct 16, 2014

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SOURCE: bike wont start..possible electrical

I am assuming you checked to make sure the battery is charged? When my ignitions switch went bad it showed signs of failure first I had to jiggle the key to get it to work. That being said it could be the switch, it is a very simple change and if you get an after market switch not that expensive. The Harley switch is $40.00 I got an after market for around $15.00.

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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SOURCE: bike ran and washed it now i dont have a headlight

Check your fuses. Water can get into a loose connection and cause an amperage draw enough to blow a fuse. Can also be a faulty light switch. Test with a multimeter.

Posted on Jul 05, 2009

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SOURCE: 2006 BBC Venom Pro-Street Chopper will Not start

I'm not quite sure I understand what you're asking. I see a mention of two starters and a battery. Is the starter not turning the engine over or is the engine turning over but not firing? One thing you did say was "you were jumping the bike off in COLD WEATHER one day". How cold was it? If the battery was dead and the temp was below say 30°, the battery could have frozen. When this happens, it shorts out on the inside. You could have a cell shorted out internally in the battery and only getting 10 volts or so out of it. Connect a volt meter across the battery the next time you try to start it. If the voltage falls below 11 volts, buy a new battery.

Good luck
Steve

Posted on Jul 24, 2010

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SOURCE: When I turn the ignition switch on, the starter

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

Posted on Sep 06, 2010

wd4ity

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SOURCE: I changed my starter and

Replace the "Bendix" unit on the starter shaft in the primary. It's basically a one-way bearing designed to lock up when turned one way and to freewheel when turned the other. When the starter turns the "Bendix" it locks up but when the engine starts, the Bendix turns the same way but faster. This make it reverse directions in relationship to the starter shaft. When they go bad, they either don't lock up at all or the "jump out" once started turning the engine over.

Do not use a cheap Bendix replacement (made in China). You'll be back in there again in six months if it lasts that long. I like the Accel units made in the U.S.A. Clamp the shaft in a vise with "soft jaws" on it and take the nut off the end of the shaft. It has left handed threads.

Good Luck
Steve

Posted on Sep 13, 2010

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