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Kickstand spring fell off on Kawasaki z1000 2003

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SOURCE: kickstand spring popped off, kickstand is now

The kickstand has some kind of safety switch, if the spring is not broke you should be able to snap it back on (with the kickstand up) and have someone to hold the bike or put it on a lift. It might take some muscle or take it to a dealer and I'm sure they can pop it back on. Hope this helps.

Posted on Nov 02, 2009

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there should be a small pin with a knob on it near the stand pivot bolt, it may have broken off and might need welding

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SOURCE: How do you replace the kickstand spring on a 2000 Harley FLHTCUI?

Have a friend hold bike up for you with the kickstand in,attach spring to kicks stand, and with a pair of needlenose pliers stretch the spring to attach to the loop on the frame

Posted on Dec 12, 2011

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