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The bike will not go into neutral gear when engine running. But will easily when engine not running?

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My husqvarna sm450r does exactly the same thing and my girlfriends yam virago is just as bad, i think some bikes are just too tight, rocking works or try finding neutral as you roll to a stop, on both our bikes it does the trick... nothing worse than trying to find neutral with your hand lol

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Try entering neutral from 2nd instead of 1st. Most bikes will find neutral alot easier with the engine off. My Kawasaki has a positive neutral finder which i love....but i have owned 48 bikes and had more than a few stubborn ones....Try rocking forward and backward as you gently toe tap your lever in the direction of neutral....be patient and you'll get better at it...Good Luck to you friend...Tim

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SOURCE: Engine stalls when engage in any gear from neutral.

CHECK THE SIDE STAND SAFETY SWITCH IS OPERATING

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1984yamaha virago 1000. with the bike running, when I try to shift from neutral to first gear the bike stalls. I think it has something to do with the electrical.. Help!


If you are at idle, in neutral, with the clutch lever pulled all the way in, and you shift into gear and the engine dies, it is likely the switch at the clutch lever. When they fail the bike does not get the signal that the clutch is disengaged and it is safe to shift into gear. Have that switch checked. Some bikes also have a side stand switch, make sure your side stand is always up before putting you bike into gear.

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Instructions

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The 2nd gear lockout is, a mechanical speed sensing mechanism. It doesn't care if the engine is running. You bypass it by scooting the bike forward, about 5-6 mph, while shifting the transmission into 2nd gear.
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Stand on the left side of the bike, with the ignition "ON" and the transmission in neutral.
3 With your right foot on the ground, behind your left foot: place your left foot on the left foot peg, with your toe under the shifter; squeeze in the clutch.
*4.Scoot the bike forward about 5-6 mph, with your right foot, and shift the transmission into 2nd gear, with your left foot. If you accidentally go into 3rd, or some higher gear, you can easily shift back down into 2nd, without further movement of the bike.
5.To start the bike: Apply the choke if the engine is cold. Squeeze in the clutch and push the bike forward, both feet on the ground, about 8-12 mph. Release the clutch until the engine start
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As soon as the engine starts: squeeze in the clutch and shift the bike into neutral.

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I have A cbr600 1997 and after I ride for an hour or two my engine cuts off and power is dead too bike except for headlights and horn still work but if u try to start it up it will not even attempt to...


Hi, B_shipp the ignition circuit cut-off system comprising of the side stand switch, clutch switch and neutral switch has the following functions:
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.
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.
With the engine still running:
6. Move the side stand up.
7. Keep the clutch lever pulled.
8. Shift the transmission into gear.
9. Move the side stand down if the engine does not stall you may have a faulty side stand switch.
After the engine has stalled:
10. Move the side stand up.
11. Keep the clutch lever pulled.
12. Push the start switch if the engine does not start you may have a faulty clutch switch.
This check is most reliable if performed with a warmed-up engine.
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I need the recovery sequence for my Aprilia rs 125. the bike fell down while the engine was running.., now it does not want to start when the bike is in gear. why? i think it has to be the safety...


You are quite correct, the starter solenoid will not connect unless the bike is in neutral.
Paddle the gears until it is in neutral, make sure the neutral light is on and try again.
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I bought a 2003 R6 from this guy who said the chain broke on him. The bike only in neutral and first gear. i cant hift up from one to two or neutral to two. Plus I dont the clutch is engaging at all. once...


personally I have never heard of a chain breaking and having any affect on the transmission and shifting. although if the chain broke and caught the shifter, it may have pulled the shifter so hard that it could have bent the shifting forks inside the transmission.. this would explain most of your problems..replace the chain,and with the bike "off" and in neutral, on level ground, rock it back and fourth about 6 inches and try shifting from neutral to 1st and then back up to neutral, and then to 2nd. keep rocking the bike back and fourth while doing this and do this WITHOUT using the clutch. If it wont go to the gears easily, the shift forks are likely bent. there is a safety switch for the kickstand that will shut the bike down if the kickstand is down and bike is in gear. if the kickstand is up and releasing the clutch shuts down the bike, the chain may have damaged that as well. Hope this helps..

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Neutral light off but motor is in neutral , bike won't start


Check your stand safety switch. Or your gear sensor. One of these is guilty!!!

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After adjusting the clutch the engine will run in neutral but as soon as it goes into gear the engine dies as if the kill switch had been thrown.


you might find that either the clutch or side stand switch is faulty,both of these switches need to be open circuit for the bike to go into gear and keep running while you select a gear (very easily tested with a $10 multi meter)normally it is the sidestand switch as this is the one that cops all the crud and water off the road,if one of these is closed it cuts the power to the cdi unit(computer) and the bike stops...hope this helps

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