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|12-19-2012, 05:09 PM||#21|
Join Date: Apr 2011
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more than you know i am familiar with this situtaion.
you have a loose connection to the battery somewhere. sticking starter was the first sign.
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|12-19-2012, 08:14 PM||#23|
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Don't want my advice about battery...Just take it out you don't need it... Maybe you need some LEDs.
|12-19-2012, 08:47 PM||#25|
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Then by the time you ride to Mancuso, the bike would have charged it up sufficiently to test out okay.
This is the only scenario I can think of that would fit your description.
I'd still diagnose by process of elimination. Jump from another big battery to see if it is indeed a battery problem. If not, then trace the connection from battery to starter vis the starter relay, then back via the negative strap. Somewhere might be a weak connection.
If all that checks out good. Then that's when you start looking at component failure - starter solenoid, starter motor, clutch bearing (dunno how HD sets it up, since I never owned one).