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Steve, Motorcycle Mechanic
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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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08 Road intermittent starter. No apparent reason being

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08 Road King intermittent starter. No apparent reason for it being totally unresponsive and then 1 minute later it will engage and turn the engine,
JA: When you turn the key, do you get a single loud click, or a series of rapid ones?
Customer: no. It is either dead or engaged
JA: What is the model/year of your motorcycle?
Customer: o8 road King Classic
JA: What year is your King Classic?
Customer: 08
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes I was going to start with the relay
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Steve replied 1 year ago.

- replace the starter relay. they're cheap.

- check that both ends of all battery cables are tight and clean.

let me know if you need more help.


Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Thanks. I'm waiting for the relay to be delivered.
Expert:  Steve replied 11 months ago.

let me know if you need more help

if not, please leave a POSITIVE RATING.

thank you,


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