Starter relays A & B


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Starter relays A & B

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Does anyone know of a less expensive place to get these starter relays?
Cyclemax wants $80 each for them!! I've always supported Cyclemax and bought a lot of parts from them, but $80
for a single relay seems a bit excessive.

(my "A" relay sticks occasionally. Sooner or later it's going to fail completely)


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Re: Starter relays A & B

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My new favorite is Carolina Cycles. They have it for $66.84. Still expensive, but less. b I've found all their OEM stuff less than anybody else.

https://www.carolinacycle.com/oemparts/ ... 20/battery

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Wow! Where did they come from?
I read this forum faithfully but I never heard of them before.
Just ordered some parts from them!
Thanks Josh!
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Re: Starter relays A & B

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Don't scrimp on the starter "A" relay, if it gets stuck when you start the bike, it keeps the "B" relay energized, too, and the starter motor will keep spinning as you drive down the road.

The starter motor will use more current than the alternator can put out, so after five miles or so from home the battery is flat, the starter motor drained it, and you are stuck!
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I get it, Mark. Thanks.
The new relay is ordered. Should be here in a few days.
It has stuck on me a few times recently. I figure it's only
a matter of time til it fails completely.

(Gee, the bike's only 24 years old. They don't make 'em like they used to.)
:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Didn't see anything in the "how to" section.
Anything special I need to know before trying to remove "Relay A" near the battery?
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Re: Starter relays A & B

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offcenter wrote: Sun Mar 12, 2023 3:03 pm Didn't see anything in the "how to" section.
Anything special I need to know before trying to remove "Relay A" near the battery?
Disconnect the battery 1st....
Buy relay from Honda if you want it to last


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