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It's very easy to replace the starter on a 1982 Yamaha Virago 750. It's in the very front cylander number 1 right behind the wheel. That era was not a good one for Yamaha. I've worked on dozens of these and if there is a failure point, it's the electrical system. In particular, the rectifier on this era of Yamaha has an outrages failure rate. There ...


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While your question is pretty thorough, I'm assuming a few things in this answer that you didn't clarify; When you crank the engine, and it doesn't start, I'm assuming it's a smooth crank without hiccups. By that I mean it isn't trying to start, it just cranks. You have the petrol model, not a diesel. It uses an electronic push-button start mechanism. ...


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From what I remember 1999 F150's use a starter relay/solenoid that is mounted on the firewall or inner fender. If you follow the positive battery cable it should connect to this relay. If the starter spins as soon as the battery cables are connected to the battery then the relay has welded its self in the closed position and is defective. (This does occur ...


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It sounds like the starter is not disengaging after start-up. This is more than likely caused by a bad solenoid. Once the starter is engaged, the starter keeps spinning because the solenoid does not allow it to release. This, as you discovered, makes the starter get very warm from continuous running. It could also be that the Bendix is allowed to engage, ...



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