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Starter Spins but No Engage

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Old 04-20-2011, 02:14 PM
tperk100 tperk100 is offline
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Default Starter Spins but No Engage

My 2004 Road King starter usually just spins. It engages occasionally and starts up, but it does NOT engage much more often.

What do you think is wrong?
Is there anything difficult about removing the starter?

Where can I buy parts at a discount (starter or repair kit) etc?

Thanks much for any assistance.
Tom P
2004 Road King Classic
Virginia Beach, VA
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Old 04-20-2011, 03:15 PM
whistlebritches whistlebritches is offline
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two bolts, a batt cable, and a simple wire connect is all...gotta pull the primary tho and take the gear out.....prob could be the spring or the starter clutch
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