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Old 01-27-2011, 2:02 PM   #1
 
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Bike Wont Start. Makes Clicking Sound

So i just bought this bike last week from this guy and it worked fine. Then a few days ago after riding for about 10 mins i turned it off and then tried to start it back up a minute latter and it wouldnt start. It light up, headlights came on, and Fuel Injector primed but when I hit the ignition all i heard is a click sound. I tired again a few minutes later and it started up.

Since then though the problem has gotten worse. After starting the bike i would have to wait a few hours before i can start it up again. Again the bike lights up and the fuel injector primes but all i hear is click. More so, this morning the bike wouldnt start at all even though i havent ridden it for 2 days.

I have already tried just jumping the bike and then i got the battery checked and charged but to no avail.

Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks
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Re: Bike Wont Start. Makes Clicking Sound

sounds like the starter to me
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Old 01-27-2011, 2:53 PM   #3
 
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Re: Bike Wont Start. Makes Clicking Sound

Thanks for the speedy response.

How exactly do I get to the starter and is there a way to check it for functionality before replacing it?
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Re: Bike Wont Start. Makes Clicking Sound

yeah i would say the starter/starter solenoid sticking as u have a fully charged battery
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Old 01-27-2011, 3:04 PM   #5
 
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Re: Bike Wont Start. Makes Clicking Sound

Somebody was telling me that i should change out the R/R. Could that have anything to do with it?
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Check your wiring, it could just be a loose connection or a worn cable.
I had it happen on my ninja a few weeks ago.
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Old 01-27-2011, 3:46 PM   #7
 
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Re: Bike Wont Start. Makes Clicking Sound

I appreciate the advise will do but are we talking the wiring to the battery or to something like the stater, etc. Thanks
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Old 01-27-2011, 7:18 PM   #8
 
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It was the starter relay connector on my ninja that was loose.
Put the battery on a trickle charger overnight something like 2A for a good 10 hours
Check the battery with a multimeter and make 100% sure its good.

Im no expert but i believe the clicking is coming from the starter relay and its doing so because the voltage at the starter relay is dropping below it's needed voltage. The reason the voltage drops is due to insufficient current to the starter motor, which could be:

1) Insufficient battery charge
2) Mechanically-bound starter motor
3) loose or corroded connections in the starter circuit


look at the troubleshooting guide here:
http://www.venselenterprises.com/tec...ingarticle.pdf

I believe the starter relay is under the seat next to the battery near the junction box.
The starter motor on the other hand is alot harder to get to.
Download the manual if you haven't done so already.
hondatech.info: Honda service manuals
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Old 04-12-2011, 5:52 PM   #9
 
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Re: Bike Wont Start. Makes Clicking Sound

Hey, Im having the same issue with my 04' 1000rr...
Bought new battery, worked fine for a few days then died.
Fully charged battery, and it worked for a day then died.
Always starts from a car jump.
Just clicks when it taps out.


I took it to the Iron Pony service shop here in Columbus, they checked the charging system and said it was fine and faulted the battery. didnt even charge me the $87 service check fee as I bought the battery from them days before.

But problem still there.

The bike seems to work fine if I travel longer distances or not too many stops. But if I travel in high traffic or make more then 2 stops, i'm suspect to be stranded somewhere. Even started riding with jumper cables just in case.

I recently upgraded to a better quality battery and did some diagnostics on the R/R but it seems fine. I'm wondering if my relay could be the problem. I have an undertail exhaust and it gets extremely hot down there. Could the extra heat cause the relay not to perform?

gehado.. did you find the problem?
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Re: Bike Wont Start. Makes Clicking Sound

loose connection on the battery, my bike AND truck have done the same thing, just check the connections again
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Try going out for a long ride and get the bike nice and hot, then test the charging system. My guess is the r/r is failing when it gets hot.
Just had this happen to my cbr6.
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Old 04-15-2011, 12:29 PM   #12
 
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Re: Bike Wont Start. Makes Clicking Sound

So the new battery has been working well so far, but havent pushed the limits.
Be back with results
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Re: Bike Wont Start. Makes Clicking Sound

cclay or gehado, have your starting problems been resolved? I'm having a similar issue. I'm just wondering what you guys did to finally fix the problem. What is the battery?
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its your regulater dude mine did the same thing
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Re: Bike Wont Start. Makes Clicking Sound

that or the stator, that keeps the battery charger when riding it
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