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  1. Honda Rebel Room
    Hi everyone, So I picked up my first rebel 250 last week. I was getting everything ready to be garaged for the winter when I ran into some red flags. - first, the starter will usually get the bike running fast without much trouble, but some times if it doesn’t catch on the first turn over, it...
  2. Electrical, Charging and Battery
    Just bought a 1986 Rebel 250 for my wife to learn on. Guy I bought it from said he thought the started was bad. After I charger battery, I tried to start it. The starter is fine. I pulled the side cover off next and to my surprise the starter turns, the flywheel chain and the flywheel turns but...
  3. Honda Rebel Room
    I've had the bike several months now. Ran fine yesterday, now it won't start. There is power and it makes some noise (clicking), but it won't turn over. Any help from more experience riders/rebel mechanics is most appreciated.
  4. Electrical, Charging and Battery
    This may be longwinded and hopefully there is not another post already about this. I commute on my '97 Rebel, rain or shine, every weekday to work [about 50 mile round trip, easy 45mph back roads]. When I pulled the bike out of the garage yesterday, turned the key and the lights come on [good...
  5. Wrenching - General Discussions & Tech Talk
    I picked up a CMX450 (about 21K miles) that needs a little work ... but that's OK because I wanted a project. One of its problems, however, may be well beyond my pay grade. Somewhere between 20-40% of the time when I hit the starter button, the starter fails to engage and spins freely. My...
  6. Wrenching - General Discussions & Tech Talk
    I just bought an '86 Rebel & I'm loving learning to ride! My bike will not restart after it reaches normal operating temp. The starter turns, but engine does not turn over. Starts every time when cold. Does this sound like starter clutch problem or something else? Ever heard of this problem...
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