A starter question


Information and questions on GL1100 Goldwings (1980-1983)
  • Sponsored Links
sailorsubvet
Posts: 17
Joined: Tue May 04, 2010 5:10 pm
Location: Benicia, Ca
Motorcycle: 1981 GL 1100

A starter question

Postby sailorsubvet » Fri May 07, 2010 8:55 am



When you hold the starter in your hand should it spin freely ? If it doesn't wouldn't that load down the motor?



Jeeper
Posts: 93
Joined: Sat Apr 10, 2010 4:24 pm
Location: Bridgton, ME
Motorcycle: 1983 GL1100A Aspencade

Re: A starter question

Postby Jeeper » Fri May 07, 2010 10:16 am

sailorsubvet wrote:When you hold the starter in your hand should it spin freely ? If it doesn't wouldn't that load down the motor?


No, it will turn but it takes a lot of force. It doesn't load down the motor because there is a clutch assembly in the engine that the starter chain is connected to.


Return to “GL1100 Information & Questions”




Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 2 guests