Bike will not turn over

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by danjambri117, Sep 9, 2012.

  1. danjambri117

    danjambri117 New Member

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    I have a 1995 flhp (old police bike) The starter will not turn the engine over but the the jackshaft is kicking out to . The battery is brand new and charged
     
  2. hogrotten

    hogrotten Junior Member

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    Does motor even start to turn over? Is the jackshaft engageing but not turning the motor? And lastly have you done a load test on the battery? (I'm learning Hoople :s) I know you said hte battery is new but it wouldn't be the first time something new was defective.
     
  3. Jack Klarich

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  4. danjambri117

    danjambri117 New Member

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    Thanks for the help . No the motor does not turn over. ( I have try to push start it and the motor is turning over)and the jack shaft is engageing .I have try two batterys but I have no way to load test it .
     
  5. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Take it to AutoZone or OReillys and get them to do it.

    TQ
     
  6. Fritz

    Fritz Member

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    Solinoid is bad. Contacts not activating starter.
     
  7. hogrotten

    hogrotten Junior Member

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    If all else checks OK I believe Fritz is right. Good luck pls. let us now what you find.
     
  8. Jack Klarich

    Jack Klarich Guest

    Jump the starter at the battery lead to the green wire at the solenoid, Does it turn over? If not R R the solenoid. No need to replace it you can flip the copper disc and clean the battery lug on the solenoid:s
     
  9. danjambri117

    danjambri117 New Member

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    thanks i will let you know