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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 03-31-2012, 12:55 PM Thread Starter
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Virago 1100 Starter problems

I have an 88 Virago 1100. Over half of the time when trying to start it does not engage. Pulled starter and soleniod. Starter and starter clutch check out okay. Assume solenoid is bad. Any advice or thoughts regarding things I may not have considered? Thanks JG
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So you are saying that the solenoid pulls but the motor does not turn. Therefore the starter is bad. Replace it. Pull connectors and test. Battery is 12.7v no less than 10v when trying to start.
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