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  1. V Star 950 starting problem

    V Star
    After my 2009 V Star 950 sits for a few days it doesn't start on the first try. Starter doesn't sound like it even tries to engage, just nothing. Take my thumb off the starter button and press it again and it roars to life like there was no problem at all. Strong battery, fully charged.
  2. Resolved: 2006 Stratoliner starting issue

    Stratoliner & Roadliner
    Well poop. I opened the right switch assembly tonight to see if I could clean up the starter switch. It was told to my cousin that the switch is "Acting up". Yep, something is wrong as it only makes the starter click when I press it. I have push started the Stratoliner 3 times today. Previously...
  3. Weird Electrical Problem Please Help A Kid Out

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    Aloha All, (TL;DR will be at bottom) Here’s the situation, About 2 months ago, somebody unsuccessfully stole my 2002 Yamaha v-star 650. They put it in neutral walked it 2 blocks down the street and tried to “Hotwire” it. But they didn’t know what they were doing. They cut some wires by the...
  4. Bad starter or starter clutch??

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    Attached is a youtube video of me trying to start the bike. it cranks over slowly and runs fine but has a slow crank. Fresh AGM battery manufactured in 11/19. idle voltage is 12.9vdc and at 30-45mph it is 14vdc. checking battery connections are tight and .8 ohms from battery cable to any frame...
  5. Hello from Texas

    New Member Introductions
    Just bought my first VStar, 2007 650 Custom, with 2,500 miles on it. Previous owner kept it outside, under a cover. There are a few things that need some attention. . . most of which I am not worried about tackling. The one thing that I need some input about is starting the bike. The starter...