starter/solenoid issue???

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starter/solenoid issue???

Postby ruby7185@outlook.com » Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:07 pm

When i try to start 1150r it sounds like a small hammer tapping near starter. Sounds like a low battery, but battery tender is green. whats next?
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Re: starter/solenoid issue???

Postby Mrclubike » Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:16 pm

Cant go by what the battery tender says
It just knows it aplied the proper voltage to the battery and then shut off
Put a volt meter on the stater battery positve and the Ground and see what voltage you have when cranking
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Re: starter/solenoid issue???

Postby sweatmark » Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:35 am

Mrclubike wrote:Cant go by what the battery tender says
It just knows it aplied the proper voltage to the battery and then shut off
Put a volt meter on the stater battery positve and the Ground and see what voltage you have when cranking


Ditto that.

Starter solenoid clicking - battery, insufficient juice.
Now: Rockster2, S1000R, K1300S
Then: R850R, R1100R, R1150R, Rockster1, R1200C, F800S, etc.

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Re: starter/solenoid issue???

Postby towerworker » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:04 pm

Agree with the guys. New battery in your future. Strongly recommend Odyssey PC680.

https://www.amazon.com/ODYSSEY-PC680-Od ... 263&sr=8-2
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Re: starter/solenoid issue???

Postby swamper » Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:34 pm

X2 on the Battery.
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Re: starter/solenoid issue???

Postby Mrclubike » Mon Jan 13, 2020 11:59 pm

towerworker wrote:Agree with the guys. New battery in your future. Strongly recommend Odyssey PC680.

https://www.amazon.com/ODYSSEY-PC680-Od ... 263&sr=8-2


I second that
I have 2 of them
Yes they cost more but My first one is still going strong after 5 years
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Re: starter/solenoid issue???

Postby skylarmav1 » Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:47 am

What do you remove to keep the bike from starting when you are testing as it is cranking over?

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Re: starter/solenoid issue???

Postby Photoguy » Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:48 am

^ I don't know if this is the proper way or if there's a better choice, but the bike won't start with the side stand down...right?

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Re: starter/solenoid issue???

Postby Hyja1 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:53 am

You could pull the plug wires.....
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Re: starter/solenoid issue???

Postby sweatmark » Thu Jan 16, 2020 10:23 am

skylarmav1 wrote:What do you remove to keep the bike from starting when you are testing as it is cranking over?


When you're testing what exactly? You can remove spark plugs (ground them to frame to allow spark discharge). You can disable fueling by disconnecting injector electrical connector.
Now: Rockster2, S1000R, K1300S
Then: R850R, R1100R, R1150R, Rockster1, R1200C, F800S, etc.


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