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Hi guys, my bike keeps cutting out if i put lights on or press the brakes front or rear. bike starts and idles fine. totally stumped and any help would be great

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  1. Yamaha Fazer Engine and Transmission
    • The 1998 Fazer is powered by a four-stroke, 16-valve, in-line, four-cylinder engine with displacement measuring 36.55-cubic inches. This motor generates 95 horsepower at 11,500 rpm and 45.0 foot-pounds of torque at 9,500 rpm. It has a six-speed transmission and a liquid cooling system. The 1998 Fazer has a top speed of 139.8 mph.
    Yamaha Fazer Brakes, Weight and Fuel Capacity
    • The 1998 Fazer has dual-disc front brakes and single-disc rear brakes. It has a seat height of 31.1 inches at its lowest setting and a dry weight totaling 416.7 lbs. The Fazer has and electric starter and a fuel capacity of 4.75 gallons.
    Yamaha Thundercat Engine and Transmission
    • The 1998 Thundercat is powered by a four-stroke, 16-valve, in-line, four-cylinder engine with a displacement of 36.55-cubic inches. It generates 100.00 horsepower at 11,500 rpm and 48.7 foot-pounds of torque at 9,500 rpm. The Thundercat has a six-speed transmission and a liquid cooling system.
    Yamaha Thundercat Brakes, Weight and Capacity
    • The Thundercat has dual-disc front brakes and single-disc rear brakes. It has a dry weight of 412.3 lbs. and a seat height of 31.3 inches at its lowest setting. The 1998 Thundercat has an electric starter, a 5.0-gallon fuel capacity and a top speed of 158.4 mph.

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SOURCE: I have a '99 FZS Fazer 600, and it won't start.

i had same problem turned out to be electrical issue check all your wiring connections under the seat and under your fuel tank and if there all fine try checking that your fuel pump motor is running mine wasnt because of damp on my wiring connectors. when you turn on the ignition the bike should click a few times and your fuel pump should come on look under your tank looks like this with 2 tubes running from your fuel tank
this needs to be running or you will be riding the bike on gravity fed fuel and as soon as you open the bike up you will not get enough to the engine and will cut out hope this helps

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SOURCE: cygnus x engine cuts out. as you come to a stop at

Check for any splits on the rubber intake sleeve.this is what connects the carb to the bike.If this does not rectify the fault then strip down and clean the carb jets especially the idle jet as it may be slightly blocked causeing such symptoms.good luck

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The rear brake light is dim unless you put full pressure on pedal. this is only for rear pedal ,front is fine

you may need a new rear brake switch, most bikes it opperates from a spring pulling from the rear brake pedal. some contact cleaner may help.
It may only need some adjustment, there is usually a bracket that you can turn the switch in, to make it opperate sooner

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