My '82 GL500 often won't crank when I press the starter button. When this happens, here are the symptoms:
1. When I press the starter button, the headlight dims
2. When I press the starter button, there is a subtle click down near the starter (NOT at the solenoid)
3. Sometimes squeezing the...
So I just replaced my starter solenoid, (after a little diagnostic, shorted old one with a screw driver, determined this was the issue).
The new solenoid seemed to do the trick, pressed the started button and the bikes started up.
However, I hear a weird whirring sound so kill the...