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Will not start

Post by mrk11462 » Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:26 am



I have a 1997 1500 Goldwing I have replaced the starter relay and still will not start if I cross the reverse solenoid over and hit the start button the bike starts right up please help.I checked all the fuses is there any other relays.



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Re: Will not start

Post by virgilmobile » Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:46 am

Does that "reverse solenoid "click when you push the start button?
Both solenoids should click when cranking the engine.

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Re: Will not start

Post by Erdeniz Umman » Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:09 pm

If you can start the bike by shorting the big terminals of the relay B (near the dip stick), check the 5A fuses behind the battery in a rubber boot.

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Re: Will not start

Post by mrk11462 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:27 am

Thank you I will do that tonight .

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Re: Will not start

Post by jek7galo » Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:32 am

Hi guys, enjoying the theme and my curiosity. Please, what's the function this relay ?




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Re: Will not start

Post by bellboy40 » Wed Feb 21, 2018 11:00 am

That is starter relay B. It is used while starting the motorcycle and also when using reverse.

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Re: Will not start

Post by jek7galo » Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:20 pm

thanks, I figured they're from the same circuit, but it's different from other bikes that have only one relay .

to start with screwdriver, only on relay A ?

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Re: Will not start

Post by Erdeniz Umman » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:58 pm

As you know the starter motor can work to start the engine or as a reverse motor when the reverse lever is up and the starter button is pressed.

Relay B has a function to control these two functions.

If the lever is up, the relay B does not work, the voltage is reduced and controlled by the reverse system and goes to the starter motor bypassing relay B.

When the reverse lever is down, the voltage coming from relay A goes to the relay B and then to the starter motor directly.

Of course there are some more safety switches and relays to protect the bike and the rider.

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Re: Will not start

Post by jek7galo » Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:54 pm

thanks friend. This forum is a school for us.

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Re: Will not start

Post by mrk11462 » Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:46 am

No the reverse solenoid does not I tried to cross over the main solenoid and it just clicks.thanks again for the help guy.

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Re: Will not start

Post by mrk11462 » Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:47 am

virgilmobile wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:46 am
Does that "reverse solenoid "click when you push the start button?
Both solenoids should click when cranking the engine.
No it does not and I have checked all the fuse now that I can find

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Re: Will not start

Post by mrk11462 » Wed Feb 28, 2018 7:49 am

Erdeniz Umman wrote:
Fri Feb 16, 2018 1:09 pm
If you can start the bike by shorting the big terminals of the relay B (near the dip stick), check the 5A fuses behind the battery in a rubber boot.
I did and it is good I even crossed the relay A over by crossing it and nothing happens

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Re: Will not start

Post by Erdeniz Umman » Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:52 am

I think I could not get an answer to my question.
When the reverse lever is down, if you press the start button and hold it while shorting the big terminals of the "RELAY B", which is near the brake pedal what happens?

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Re: Will not start

Post by mrk11462 » Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:37 am

Erdeniz Umman wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:52 am
I think I could not get an answer to my question.
When the reverse lever is down, if you press the start button and hold it while shorting the big terminals of the "RELAY B", which is near the brake pedal what happens?
The bike starts right up and runs great.

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Re: Will not start

Post by Erdeniz Umman » Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:52 am

mrk11462 wrote:
Thu Mar 01, 2018 7:37 am
Erdeniz Umman wrote:
Wed Feb 28, 2018 10:52 am
I think I could not get an answer to my question.
When the reverse lever is down, if you press the start button and hold it while shorting the big terminals of the "RELAY B", which is near the brake pedal what happens?
The bike starts right up and runs great.
Ok then there are three possibilities
1. 5A fuse is bad (on the right side behind the battery in a rubber boot there are two 5amp fuses check both, difficult to identify). It provides +12V to the relay B coil.

2. Reverse switch is bad. On the right side of the bike near the dip stick there is a switch which provides ground to the relay B coil.

3. Relay B itself is bad.

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