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Old 07-05-2019, 11:52 PM
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Hi Guys,

I "fried" my starter, nothing happens when power is applied to it and there is a burnt smell when I opened it up, the armature must have gone.

What is the conventional wisdom on replacement? OEM, or is there an aftermarket brand that's better? Do I understand correctly that the KTM starters are a direct replacement?

Thanks,

Jeff

PS - A lot of starter discussion as of late I know, but I've searched and read most (if not all) of it and must have missed where starter motor replacement was discussed!


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Old 07-06-2019, 07:18 AM
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It might just need brushes mate, armatures are pretty tough on them. I believe Ktm use the same starter but do not quote me! 😜
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Old 07-06-2019, 07:58 AM
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I?ve replaced mine with crf450x brushes filed down to fit.
Been working a treat.
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