Burnt out starter


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fuzzydog
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Burnt out starter

Post by fuzzydog » Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:26 pm



We a bad ground cabe on the battery cause my starter to melt down



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Re: Burnt out starter

Post by Wilcoy02 » Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:48 pm

:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
That's not good.

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Re: Burnt out starter

Post by WingAdmin » Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:55 pm

fuzzydog wrote:
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:26 pm
We a bad ground cabe on the battery cause my starter to melt down
It's possible, yes.

If the ground cable was bad, and was limiting the amount of current flowing, it could cause this. There wouldn't be enough current getting through to start the bike, but MORE than enough to heat up and cook the starter, if you tried to start it for long enough.

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