83 standard, starter relay


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83 standard, starter relay

Postby devon99 » Sun Jul 17, 2011 10:44 am



anybody know how to check out the starter relay ? i have no power to the main fuse ?



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Re: 83 standard, starter relay

Postby virgilmobile » Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:18 am

Using a test light or volt meter.Here are the test points in the pix.
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Re: 83 standard, starter relay

Postby tprender » Mon Jul 18, 2011 6:40 pm

Just a heads up on something to check out. Take the ground wire and ground it to the frame before going to the relay. I found that my ground wire was bad and causing my wing to start. After running an extra ground the bikes startes up real good. Posted this after I did this and another person found out that he had the same problem.

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Re: 83 standard, starter relay

Postby cbach1981 » Sat Jul 23, 2011 10:48 pm

Follw this : http://www.randakks.com/TechTip54.htm Step by step and what the values should be. It's a great way to figure your starting system out :D


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