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Jeff Policky, Motorcycle Mechanic
Category: Motorcycle
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Experience:  Yamaha Gold, Suzuki Gold, Honda Bronze, Polaris Bronze, BRP
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My 2007 ultra classic is hard to start when hot. It hits and

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My 2007 ultra classic is hard to start when hot. It hits and releases the starter , grinding the bendix and usually. But, today I had to walk awat for 30 minutes and try again. It took several tries before it started
JA: Many things can cause a car to make those weird sounds. Some simple, some complicated. Fortunately, the mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: It a motorcycle
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Customer: no
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Steve replied 7 months ago.
- do you manipulate the throttle when starting?- did you perform any maintenance or add any accessories before this started?tell me everything you can.Steve