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  1. Hello folks-I have recently repurchased an 2002 V11 Le Mans I first owned 7 years ago, having taken it as a tradein - I flogged it to a pal in London in 2012 when I was lined up for a hip operation and couldn't straddle the beast in comfort. Bought it back happily as I always loved the thing, however in the years since my ownership it sadly languished in a front garden under cover for far too long and is now quite rusty and scruffy - this I can live with and work on over time but worst of all it has a hit and miss approach to starting. Have fiddled with it, as you do, took starter off and got new brushes fitted, still goes click click click then maybe whirr vroom. Local mechanic sez its the solenoid not making proper contact - what might other potential causes be? I have been around Italian bikes for years and know electrics can be a weak point, Im 65 now and don't fancy pushing the beast too far if it decides not to restart one fine day. All help appreciated-when I master the technology I will post a pic or two, though its a fairly standard bike and scruffy unlike some of the gems I see on this forum so I wont be shouting about its coolness-it just so happens I like the way it does its business on Irish country roads with a nice grunty motor.
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