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Hi, Pjautorepair the starter clutch is a separate mechanical gear driven component that is activated by the starter motor, it engages the clutch pack gear or the flywheel gear to turn over the engine. It has an internal mechanism that allows the gear to turn in one "ONE DIRECTION" only and once the engine starts allows the gear to free spin with engine rotation. If the starter gear free spins in "BOTH DIRECTIONS" then the drive gear has failed, it might be serviceable on some models but usually needs to be replaced.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://www.triumphrat.net/t3-sport-touring-forum/933786-sprag-or-starter-clutch.html
https://www.thespeedtriple.com/forum/trouble-shooting/24113-video-clutch-noise-please-check-out-2.html
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/804154/Triumph-Speed-Triple.html
https://www.triumphestore.com/
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/538481/Triumph-Daytona-955i.html#product-Speed%20Triple

2000 Triumph... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Anonymous for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Triumph, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
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https://www.triumphrat.net/speed-triple-forum/256394-fuel-tank-removal-03-help.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9yBVtX77dc
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/804154/Triumph-Speed-Triple.html
https://www.triumphestore.com/
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/538481/Triumph-Daytona-955i.html#product-Speed%20Triple

Triumph Speed... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
1. Spark plugs in bad condition or partially fouled.
2. Spark plug cables in bad condition and leaking check for spark leakage in the dark.
3. Spark plug gap too close or too wide.
4. Faulty ignition coil, module, and or sensor.
5. Battery nearly discharged.
6. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
7. Intermittent short circuit due to damaged wire insulation.
8. Dirty air filter
9. Intake air leak.
10. Water, dirt, or rust in the fuel system, fuel pump and/or filter.
11. Old dead or bad fuel.
12. A faulty fuel pressure regulator.
13. Pinholes in the in-tank plastic convoluted tubing from the pressure regulator to the quick disconnect check valve.
14. Fuel tank vent system plugged.
15. The throttle body controls misadjusted.
16. Damaged throttle body or intake seals.
17. Clogged or faulty fuel injectors.
18. Loose, dirty, or corroded ignition module connector at crankcase.
19. Faulty TPS, MAP, CKP, O2, and/or CMP sensors.
20. Incorrect valve timing.
21. Weak or broken valve springs.
22. Damaged intake or exhaust valve.
23. The control module may be in limp mode.
24. Check for engine trouble codes.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://www.triumphrat.net/speed-triple-forum/202450-speed-triple-misfiring.html
https://www.thespeedtriple.com/forum/speed-triple-1050-05-10-11/17060-misfire-light-throttle-application-video-too.html
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/804154/Triumph-Speed-Triple.html
https://www.triumphestore.com/
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/538481/Triumph-Daytona-955i.html#product-Speed%20Triple

2001 Triumph... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Lance for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Triumph, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
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https://motohowto.com/content/radiator-flush-and-coolant-replacement-speed-triple
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdHnNAQ1D4Y
https://setomcc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/T595-daytona-T509-speed-triple-workshop-manual-1.pdf
https://www.triumphestore.com/
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/538481/Triumph-Daytona-955i.html#product-Speed%20Triple

2000 Triumph... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019


Hi, Paul for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Triumph, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
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https://www.triumphrat.net/daytona-deliberations/23569-955i-seat-removal.html
https://www.thespeedtriple.com/forum/speed-triple-955i-02-04/25030-remove-passenger-seat.html
https://setomcc.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/T595-daytona-T509-speed-triple-workshop-manual-1.pdf
https://www.triumphestore.com/
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/889302/Triumph-Speed-Triple.html

2001 Triumph... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019


Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
1. Spark plugs in bad condition or partially fouled.
2. Spark plug cables in bad condition and leaking check for spark leakage in the dark.
3. Spark plug gap too close or too wide.
4. Faulty ignition coil, module, and or sensor.
5. Battery nearly discharged.
6. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
7. Intermittent short circuit due to damaged wire insulation.
8. Dirty air filter
9. Intake air leak.
10. Water, dirt, or rust in the fuel system, fuel pump and/or filter.
11. Old dead or bad fuel.
12. A faulty fuel pressure regulator.
13. Pinholes in the in-tank plastic convoluted tubing from the pressure regulator to the quick disconnect check valve.
14. Fuel tank vent system plugged.
15. The throttle body controls misadjusted.
16. Damaged throttle body or intake seals.
17. Clogged or faulty fuel injectors.
18. Loose, dirty, or corroded ignition module connector at crankcase.
19. Faulty TPS, MAP, CKP, O2, and/or CMP sensors.
20. Incorrect valve timing.
21. Weak or broken valve springs.
22. Damaged intake or exhaust valve.
23. The control module may be in limp mode.
24. Check for engine trouble codes.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://www.triumphrat.net/speed-triple-forum/141478-955i-misfire-opening-throttle-at-2000rpm.html
https://www.thespeedtriple.com/forum/speed-triple-1050-05-10-11/17060-mhttps://www.manualslib.com/manual/1014444/Triumph-Daytona-955i-2002.html
isfire-light-throttle-application-video-too.html
https://www.triumphestore.com/
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/889302/Triumph-Speed-Triple.html

2001 Triumph... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019


Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
1. Fuel tank empty.
2. The fuel tank has old dead gas.
3. Fuel tank bottom contaminated with ethanol sludge, dirt, water, rust, etc.
4. Fuel supply valve/petcock turned off.
5. Fouled spark plugs.
6. Engine flooded as a result of overuse of the choke.
7. Vacuum hose to the fuel supply valve/petcock disconnected, broken, cracked, or pinched.
8. Fuel valve/petcock or filter clogged.
9. Fuel line to carburetor or throttle body pinched, kinked or blocked.
10. Carburetor float stuck.
11. Fuel injectors clogged.
12. Fuel injectors stuck open.
13. Quick disconnect check ball stuck.
14. Compression below 75 PSI.
15. A stuck-bent-burnt valve.
16. Improper valve clearance (too tight)
17. Severely discharged or a damaged battery should have 12.5 volts or more and be able to pass a proper "LOAD" test if necessary, you may have a cursory reading of 12.5 volts or more but little or zero amperage the battery is faulty and must be replaced, AGM batteries fail in this scenario more so than lead-acid batteries.
18. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
19. Loose or corroded wire connection at the coil or plug between ignition sensor and ECM module.
20. Spark plug cables in bad condition and shorting check for spark leakage in the dark, cable connections are loose or connected to the wrong cylinders.
21. Ignition timing incorrect due to a faulty ignition coil, ignition module or MAP, CMP, CKP, O2, TPS, ETP, IAC sensors.
22. Faulty neutral, clutch, kickstand safety switch.
23. Faulty fuel pump or fuse or relay.
24. Faulty or corroded run/stop switch.
25. Tilt sensor needs a reset.
26. Security system not disarming alarm needs a reset.
27. Check for engine trouble codes.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://www.thespeedtriple.com/forum/speed-triple-955i-99-01/28576-2000-speed-triple-cranks-but-wont-start.html
https://www.triumphrat.net/speed-triple-forum/945710-955-cranks-but-wont-start.html
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/1014444/Triumph-Daytona-955i-2002.html
https://www.bikebandit.com/oem-parts/2003-triumph-speed-triple/o/m17607
http://mybikemanuals.com/triumph/

2000 Triumph... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019


Hi, Guppy461 and the usual suspects are:
1. Dirty or clogged air filter.
2. Faulty spark plug.
3. Bad Gas.
4. Improper oil level.
5. Improper chain adjustment and lubrication.
6. Low tire pressure.
7. Dirty or contaminated carburetor needs cleaning and tuning.
8. Clogged or faulty fuel pump or injectors.
9. Improper valve adjustment.
10. Slipping clutch.
11. Improper timing.
12. Low compression.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://www.yourmechanic.com/question/lack-of-power-at-full-throttle-by-yannick-c
https://rmsmotoring.com/forum/threads/scooter-losing-power-under-acceleration.175137/
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/925390/Derbi-Gp1-50-Cc.html
https://www.scooterdomain.com/chinese-parts/by-brand/derbi
https://absolutelyscooters.net/pdf/CGEN_dawg_scooter_manual.pdf

Derbi... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019


Hi, Kashif84 and the usual suspects are:
1. Dirty or clogged air filter.
2. Faulty spark plug.
3. Bad Gas.
4. Improper oil level.
5. Improper chain adjustment and lubrication.
6. Low tire pressure.
7. Dirty or contaminated carburetor needs cleaning and tuning.
8. Clogged or faulty fuel pump or injectors.
9. Improper valve adjustment.
10. Slipping clutch.
11. Improper timing.
12. Low compression.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://bikez.com/msgboard/msg.php?id=22500&type=bike
https://www.thescooterreview.com/component/content/article/276-honda-lead-100?showall=1
https://haynes.com/en-au/honda-scooter/scv100-lead/2003-2007 $30
https://www.partsfish.com/page/oem-parts-for-honda
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/677488/Honda-Lead-Scv100.html

2006 Honda SCV... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019


Hi, Flaxman_spoo and the usual suspects are:
1. Dirty or clogged air filter.
2. Faulty spark plug.
3. Bad Gas.
4. Improper oil level.
5. Improper chain adjustment and lubrication.
6. Low tire pressure.
7. Dirty or contaminated carburetor needs cleaning and tuning.
8. Clogged or faulty fuel pump or injectors.
9. Improper valve adjustment.
10. Slipping clutch.
11. Improper timing.
12. Low compression.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://www.justanswer.com/motorcycle/7a0nz-honda-lead-100cc-scooter-will-rev-so-far.html
https://www.bikechatforums.com/viewtopic.php?t=270992
https://haynes.com/en-au/honda-scooter/scv100-lead/2003-2007 $30
https://www.partsfish.com/page/oem-parts-for-honda
https://www.manualslib.com/manual/677488/Honda-Lead-Scv100.html

2007 Honda SCV... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019


Hi, Anonymous for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Titan, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://www.google.com/search?q=Engine+oil+capacity+Titan+Phoenix&tbm=isch&source=univ&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjElP6RzJ3lAhVDq1kKHfDICgAQsAR6BAgIEAE&biw=1440&bih=757
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2AAOEqH4vs
http://www.mediafire.com/file/65o6mbkdq5ty8ke/99_to_05_Harley_Softail_Service_Manual.pdf/file
http://www.genuinemotorcycleparts.com/parts/Titan/Gecko-RM/
https://serviceinfo.harley-davidson.com/sip/service/document/6300?highlight=1998+sportster+owner

Titan... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019


Hi, Anonymous you need "FIVE" things in order for a cylinder to run properly:
1. FUEL: in order to validate your not getting fuel spray some starting fluid into the air cleaner and hit the starter button, if it fires up and runs for a few seconds then you know you have a fuel delivery issue. Multi carb banks should be bench "SYNC"
2. SPARK: remove the spark plug and with it connected to the spark plug cable ground the threads to something metal you should see a bluish white spark if not you have a faulty spark plug, spark plug cable, ignition coil, condenser, CKP, ECM, sensor or the wiring in between.
3. COMPRESSION: you must have at least 80-100 PSI for most bikes, multi-cylinder engines should be within 10-15% of each other if not perform a leak down test you may have a burnt or bent valve or hole in the piston or broken rings.
4. CAM TIMING: confirm your timing marks are aligned to see if the cam chain or adjuster are worn out and the chain has skipped a couple of teeth.
5. IGNITION TIMING: on older bikes check to see if your points have not closed up, timing plate has not become loose and confirm with a timing light for proper retard and advance functions, on newer bikes where timing is controlled by an ECM and is nonadjustable check you CKP, TPS, MAP, O2, sensor or its counterpart for integrity.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://www.thevog.net/threads/running-on-one-cylinder-please-help.28163/
https://www.v-twinforum.com/threads/help-only-one-cylinder-firing.512554/
http://www.mediafire.com/file/65o6mbkdq5ty8ke/99_to_05_Harley_Softail_Service_Manual.pdf/file
http://www.genuinemotorcycleparts.com/parts/Titan/Gecko-RM/
https://serviceinfo.harley-davidson.com/sip/service/document/6300?highlight=1998+sportster+owner

1999 Titan Gecko... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019


Hi, Anonymous this is normal, for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Titan, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://www.hdforums.com/forum/touring-models/955294-red-key-light-on-and-it-won-t-start.html
https://www.google.com/search?q=The+red+light+on+with+ignition+switch+turned+on+1999+Titan+Gecko+RM&tbm=isch&source=univ&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjB6tHryJ3lAhVSwVkKHTjPD_gQsAR6BAgJEAE&biw=1440&bih=757
http://www.mediafire.com/file/65o6mbkdq5ty8ke/99_to_05_Harley_Softail_Service_Manual.pdf/file
http://www.genuinemotorcycleparts.com/parts/Titan/Gecko-RM/
https://serviceinfo.harley-davidson.com/sip/service/document/6300?highlight=1998+sportster+owner

1999 Titan Gecko... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019


Hi, Anonymous the starter clutch is a separate mechanical gear driven component that is activated by the starter motor, it engages the clutch pack gear or the flywheel gear to turn over the engine. It has an internal mechanism that allows the gear to turn in one "ONE DIRECTION" only and once the engine starts allows the gear to free spin with engine rotation. If the starter gear free spins in "BOTH DIRECTIONS" then the drive gear has failed, it might be serviceable on some models but usually needs to be replaced.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://www.titantalk.com/threads/starter-spinning-but-is-not-engaging-to-flywheel.107132/
https://www.v-twinforum.com/threads/starter-not-engaging.28195/
http://www.mediafire.com/file/65o6mbkdq5ty8ke/99_to_05_Harley_Softail_Service_Manual.pdf/file
http://www.genuinemotorcycleparts.com/parts/Titan/Gecko-RM/
https://serviceinfo.harley-davidson.com/sip/service/document/6300?highlight=1998+sportster+owner

2000 Titan Gecko... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019


Hi, Anonymous for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Titan, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://www.bigdogbiker.com/threads/fluids-for-bdm-chopper-05-ssw-117.58118/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2Gf-3g3nLY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WokDL60GJBw
http://www.mediafire.com/file/bueyzhc4oxaz3g1/2006+Harley+Softail+Service+Manual.pdf
http://www.genuinemotorcycleparts.com/parts/Titan/Gecko-RM/
https://ownersmanuals2.com/harley-davidson/softail-standard-2006-owners-manual-66457

2006 Titan... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019


Hi, Anonymous for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Titan, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://www.google.com/search?q=Fuel+tap+positions+Titan+Sidewinder&tbm=isch&source=univ&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiey-fkwZ3lAhXlx1kKHQShBvwQsAR6BAgJEAE&biw=1440&bih=757
https://www.triumphrat.net/t3-sport-touring-forum/904010-petcock-fuel-valve-tap-positions-trident.html
http://www.mediafire.com/folder/bv2yvz0ub3olt/Documents
http://www.genuinemotorcycleparts.com/parts/Titan/Gecko-RM/
https://ownersmanuals2.com/harley-davidson/softail-custom-2008-owners-manual-66545

2008 Titan... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019


Hi, Troy for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Titan, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://www.google.com/search?q=Wiring+diagram+1999+Titan+Gecko+SX&tbm=isch&source=univ&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi5io7YwJ3lAhWvtVkKHTrJCZ4QsAR6BAgIEAE&biw=1440&bih=757
https://www.v-twinforum.com/threads/first-chopper-here-titan-sidewinder.42881/
http://www.mediafire.com/file/65o6mbkdq5ty8ke/99_to_05_Harley_Softail_Service_Manual.pdf/file
http://www.genuinemotorcycleparts.com/parts/Titan/Gecko-RM/
https://serviceinfo.harley-davidson.com/sip/service/document/6300?highlight=1998+sportster+owner

1999 Titan Gecko... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019


Hi, M_emilios62 the vast majority of service, parts fiche, and owners manuals on the internet are "FREE" to download and all service manuals contain wiring diagrams in the back pages. The rest usually charge a modest fee of $15 and there is a handful of obscure, rare, obsolete, and very old models that are no longer or never were available and some were never printed in English. The Indian and Philippine markets are usually in E-book format only, for these rare occasions I shall look on eBay and find the cheapest one available. Most of the manuals will cover your exact make, model, and year otherwise one will be provided that comes as close as possible to your bike and will have most of the same info that an exact manual would have. If there is no $ sign after the manual link it is free to download.
To download your manual for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://serviceinfo.harley-davidson.com/sip/service/document/6300?highlight=1998+sportster+owner
http://www.genuinemotorcycleparts.com/parts/Titan/Gecko-RM/
http://www.mediafire.com/file/65o6mbkdq5ty8ke/99_to_05_Harley_Softail_Service_Manual.pdf/file
https://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/bikes/Titan.htm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Titan_Motorcycle_Company

2006 Titan... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019


Hi, Anonymous for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Titan, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
http://www.nightrider.com/biketech/hdbeltdrive.htm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1iW_BGJuxw
http://www.mediafire.com/file/6b1dhde35ukpnnc/84_to_98_FL-FX_Harley_Service_Manual.pdf/file
http://www.genuinemotorcycleparts.com/parts/Titan/Gecko-RM/
https://serviceinfo.harley-davidson.com/sip/service/document/6300?highlight=1998+sportster+owner

1998 Titan Gecko... | Answered on Oct 15, 2019

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