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Starting after warm fault

Hi , i have a yamaha breeze quad',starts first time, runs ok but after it gets warm if it stalls or cuts out there is a noise from the starter which sounds as if it is faulty ie not engaging the flywheel or just a heavy click , once it cools it starts ok, removed the starter and had it tested by a auto electric co ,told me it tested ok any ideas . stef

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Sound like its not getting enough fuel when the choke turns off, try cleaning your carb.

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a. It prevents starting when the transmission is in gear and the side stand is up, but the clutch lever is not pulled.
b. It prevents starting when the transmission is in gear and the clutch lever is pulled, but the side stand is still down.
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With the engine turned off:
1. Move the side stand down.
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c. It cuts the running engine when the transmission is in gear and the side stand is moved down.
Periodically check the operation of the ignition circuit cut-off system according to the following tests.
With the engine turned off:
1. Move the side stand down.
2. Make sure that the engine stop switch is set to "RUN"
3. Turn the key to "ON".
4. Shift the transmission into the neutral position.
5. Push the start switch if the engine does not start the neutral switch may be faulty.
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