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Steve, Motorcycle Mechanic
Category: Motorcycle
Satisfied Customers: 6980
Experience:  30+ yrs. experience, MMI, HD technician, HD early, engine rebuild/performance, bike builder, kit bike program manager, CCI 2001-2004
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My 02 softail will just shut down and won't start until you

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my 02 softail will just shut down and won't start until you put a wrench on the positive cable and try to tighten it although it is not really loose and the motor still cranks over.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Steve replied 2 years ago.
everything you say points to a problem with the battery, or the battery cables.measure the battery voltage under the following conditions:- ignition off.- ignition on.- with the start button depressed.let me know what you find.Stteve
Expert:  Steve replied 2 years ago.
let me know if you need more help.
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