Gregory Bender

Relay connections - starter

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The starter relay is located inside or near the battery tray area.

Wiring for the starter relay on a Moto Guzzi V1000 I-Convert.
Wiring for the starter relay on a Moto Guzzi V1000 I-Convert.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Wiring for the starter relay on a Moto Guzzi V1000 I-Convert.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

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Wiring for the starter relay on a Moto Guzzi V1000 I-Convert.
Wiring for the starter relay on a Moto Guzzi V1000 I-Convert.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Wiring for the starter relay on a Moto Guzzi V1000 I-Convert.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

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Wiring for the starter relay on a Moto Guzzi V1000 I-Convert.
Wiring for the starter relay on a Moto Guzzi V1000 I-Convert.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Wiring for the starter relay on a Moto Guzzi V1000 I-Convert.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Direct link to image

Wiring for the starter relay on a Moto Guzzi V1000 I-Convert.
Wiring for the starter relay on a Moto Guzzi V1000 I-Convert.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Wiring for the starter relay on a Moto Guzzi V1000 I-Convert.

Photo courtesy of Gregory Bender.

Direct link to image

V7 Sport starter relay electrical connections

Original starter

  • Black wire to ground (light gauge wire)
  • Brown wire to handlebar mounted starter button (light gauge wire)
  • Black wire to battery positive terminal (heavy gauge wire)
  • Black wire to starter (heavy gauge wire)

Common replacement Bosch starter (as used on Guzzis of the same era)

  • Relay terminal 30 - Red wire from fuse box
  • Relay terminal 85 - Black wire to ground
  • Relay terminal 86 - Brown wire from handlebar mounted starter button
  • Relay terminal 87 - Red wire to starter solenoid

750 S starter relay electrical connections

Original starter

  • Black wire to ground (light gauge wire)
  • Brown wire to handlebar mounted starter button (light gauge wire)
  • Black wire to battery positive terminal (heavy gauge wire)
  • Black wire to starter (heavy gauge wire)

Common replacement Bosch starter (as used on Guzzis of the same era)

  • Relay terminal 30 - Red wire from fuse box
  • Relay terminal 85 - Black wire to ground
  • Relay terminal 86 - Brown wire from handlebar mounted starter button
  • Relay terminal 87 - Red wire to starter solenoid

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The Le Mans 1000 harness uses relay connector plugs, so these connections are ancillary.

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