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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-25-2009, 07:18 PM Thread Starter
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Dear Friends, i have a problem with my starter, the problem begin when the starter relay swicht B burn, and the starter motor it was turning when i turn of the key.

at this moment i change the relay swicht B but the starter no turn on.

i extract the starter motor and I could notice that the motor not rotate freely, is that correct or i need repair the starter

Thanks for your help.
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-25-2009, 07:28 PM
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The starter may have burned up when the relay stuck. Take it apart and see what it looks like inside.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-26-2009, 03:22 PM
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The starter should turn in one direction. If it does not I would suspect the internals have a problem. Only stripping it will determine what that is.

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The starter on the gl1500 doesn't turn easily by hand if that is what you mean, there is a lot of resistance to get it turning by hand.
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Forgot to ask if you tried connecting the starter to a battery and test it. The body of the starter should be held against the - post of the battery and a cable attached to the battery + should be tipped against the starters power terminal. If it doesn't spin over then you will have to pull it apart.
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