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Yamaha srx600 kickstart seized

My yamaha lost power on the way home the oyher day. I pulled the clutch and pulled in. all electrics seemed ok. I went to kickstart the bike but the lever would not move. I have taken the engine out and once the cylider head is removed the kickstart operates nice and smoothly. i bolt the head on by hand and once again the kickstart will move a little then seize. Does anyone seen this problem before and tell me where to look for the problrm?

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    Colin Mills May 11, 2009

    Not helpful as the Yamaha srx600 is a four stroke engine. But thanks anyway

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Check your 2 stroke oil reservoir, got a feeling it's bone dry. If so your cylinder is scored and will need some machining, new piston and rings....Good luck to you friend...Tim

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