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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jun 25th, 2012, 7:16 am Thread Starter
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My 1996 K1100LT has the following problem: No horn ,lights dimmed,turn signals barely flash, no power windshield . Bike starts as usual. replaced battery. Ideas? Thx Ted
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Oh yes, clean the starter. I am always saying that.
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If you find that starter too worn out to re-install, there are rebuilt OEMs there for a good price. Great vendor, will probably ship the same day.

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Went out this am turned the key and everything is working. I had installed BMW Gel the other day and left it on trickle over the week end. Could this be caused by low battery charge? Thx Ted
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It's possible that the new battery needed a charge. But, just so you know, if the ground path is bad through the starter, everything controlled by the Load Shed relay will be questionable in operation. IOW, if the brushes are bad, the starter will not spin in a happy manner, and the ground to operate the Load Shed relay may be poor or non-existant, resulting in everything controlled by that relay to malfunction as well.



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