07 450 starter turns the bike quickly but it wont star
Posted September 01, 2010 - 03:21 PM
I added more water to all the battery cells they were all low.
is there any other wires that the starter uses? The reason I ask is that
I layed the bike down and broke the starter button, the assembly was all there but I lost the grey button, so using a lathe, some aluminum and the kill switch button as a template I made a billet (oh yeah its cool) button in the stock assembly. Okay I'm a cheapskate and I didnt want to drop $45 on the starter button.
any help would be appreciated!
Posted September 01, 2010 - 04:11 PM
Take the spark plug out and ground it to the engine block and hit the starter button
You also mentioned you installed a new switch
Is the switch rated at 12v @ 10a or higher ?
( I'm pretty sure thats what our relay puts out ...not 100% on this
But you'll be able to tell after a while because it'll burn up your switch and make smoke
An easy way to check if it's your switch is to pull the plug on the switch behind your headlight and touch the two wires together with a flat head screw driver .....when I bought my 450f the previous owner informed me that the starter was broken and he changed the battery and everything ......turned out it was just the switch
Posted September 03, 2010 - 09:08 PM
Posted September 09, 2010 - 04:37 PM
help help help
Posted September 25, 2010 - 03:58 PM
thanks for all your help, what a tricky one to chase down!!!!