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I have a 03 super glide, the starter spins, at least it sound like it is spending but it is not turning over the motor,after taking off the primary cover i can see that the jackshaft is engaging into the starter ring, but it is not turning, could it be the starter clutch,or replace the whole starter?
 

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I vote for the starter clutch.
 

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Does the battery have a full charge? Cables clean and tight? Are the connections at the starter clean and tight?
 

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Starter clutch.
 

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First thing I'd check is the solonoid plunger. Smoetimes the copper washer gets pitted & burned from electrical contact and starts kicking in & out making a horrible clashing, then eventually just makes a whirring noise. I simply freshen it up by applying some valve lapping compound and spinning it with a drill.
Removing it is the fun part, you have to dissassemble the entire LEFT side of the bike to remove the jackshaft bolt in order to remove the starter that you can't even see, from the RIGHT side of the bike.
Hope this helps.
 

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I fought starter problems for more than a year... replaced the jackshaft assembly, bought a starter rebuild kit, new battery....

replaced the starter and the problems went away.
 

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Next question, HD wants $118.00 for a oem clutch, that comes with the output shaft,but a after market clutch with out the output shaft is $54.00, any suggestions?
 

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Stick with HD on that part.
 

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Mine is doing the same thing as the original post. I pulled it all done last night. Seems to me a new starter is about as cheap as just the clutch?
 

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So I got a starter clutch, install it and the stupid thing only extends sporadically. I took the clutch back out, put my old one in, took it to the local indie shop where it will be sent out and rebuilt for $125 with a 90 day waranty. Should have it back by Tuesday or Wednesday.
 

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Got it back last night. Slapped it on. Been riding today with no starting problems. Rebuilt for $125 was the way to go. Anyone want a new starter clutch cheap?
 

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That is a good price!
I just replaced my started for $600!!
 
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