My Rocket Touring has been sitting in the garage now untouched for about 8 weeks. I tried to start it and it gave just a single turn of the motor and that's it.
Battery seemed obvious culprit. One fully charged New Battery later and same problem. Any thoughts ?
more often than not I press the starter button and I get a click, bit bike doesn't turn over..
I stick it in gear and rock it, then normally it will turn over and start, maybe have to rock it twice..
My initial thoughts were either battery or starter motor / solenoid
Fitted new battery anyway...
The starter was acting up, removed it and installed a replacement (2nd hand) now me being the forever smart guy did not bench test the used starter and that bloody one was a no go also.
Ordered a new OEM starter arrived in three days installed it - hit the start button -same old click-click boy...
Had it happen the last two cold starts. I hit the starter button and it turns over like the battery is bad then starts clicking. I let off the starter button and press it again and it turns the engine over fast and it starts. I hate to ask but where is the starter solenoid? I cleaned the starter...
Recently when starting my bike it will go chug-chug-chug-nothing. I wait about 2 seconds and it goes chug-chug-chug- vroom. The battery is fresh this year. I keep it on a trickle charger when parked. The only thing electrical I have done this year is to install the Suzuki R/R. Even when it does...
I can hear it engage, but it won't turn it over.
You can hear the struggle
Have to be careful because the starter and pos battery cable will get hot quick
Battery has 12 volts
Added jump pack
Added jumper cables from truck
Removed battery and just used jump pack
Put bike in gear trying to rock...
I had the dreaded starter relay problem..
"Click.. " (un-click).... nothing...
I read through all the posts and found the starter mod video whereby one adds a second relay to engage the starter relay.. OK.. did that. Didn't fix it.
The problem is the clutch safety switch. When...
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