Loud Click when starting.

Discussion in 'Softail Models' started by mvd00024, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. mvd00024

    mvd00024 Member

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    Does anyone have a very loud click from the starter when you start your Bike???? I have a 2011 Heritage Classic and It does this loud click when starting. Sounds like the timing is to high, on the old cars back you know when. It doesn't sound good.......Just need other opinions..Please.:D
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    The newer bikes after 07 have what sounds like a hammer striking the engine case when you hit the starter button. It's a poor design in the compensator that is in the primary case. The only thing you can do about it is to replace it with the Screamin eagle compensator but even that has it's problems with lubrication.

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  3. mvd00024

    mvd00024 Member

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    Thanks for the reply:D :)...Just wanted to make sure it wouldn't hurt anything. Wanted someone besides Harley tell me that...
     
  4. glider

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    Their standard reply is "they all do that". It gets them off the hook fast.

    Doesn't mean it's right, just that they all do it.:D
     
  5. BUBBIE

    BUBBIE Well-Known Member

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    If like Mine, when it BAMS, it is running.:D

    I'll notice people JUMP when I'm starting the bike,,,, I just smile , go about my business and drive off..:D

    I love the sound it makes,,,, "HOT" as Paris Hilton would say...:D

    signed....BUBBIE