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Sounds like the solenoid is sticking. Follow the main starter wire lead or biggest wire from the battery to see the location. First try to disconnect the small wires to this or if no success replace the solenoid.
Posted on Feb 15, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
when he jumped it with the charger he probably fan too much curent through the system witch made a relay stick so when you hit the start button it dosnt shut off the kill switch probably went bad because of it also trace the wires from the start button and find the relay that they go to and check it with a multimeeter how they work is it uses a little amount of curent to controle a big amount
Posted on Jun 04, 2009
I have an 04 firebolt and sometimes it can be a chore getting nuetral on it also. Are you sure your not just skipping it by going to far with shift lever? I sometimes have to have it in 1st or 2nd and lightly let out on the clutch handle. Just enough that the clutch wants to ingage the gear . I rock the bike forward and back a little while looking for nuetral.
Posted on Jul 12, 2009
Either that or the relay that connects the positive lead to the starter is shorted. If you can get into the relay, you may be able to hold the contacts open if the switch is shorted or the contacts may have welded themselves together
Posted on Jul 15, 2009
There should be a starter relay somewhere (under the seat, maybe). These can go bad. Low voltage electricity is a pain. Make sure that EVERY connection is tight and does not have any corrosion under them. Try tapping on the starter casing lightly with a screwdriver handle or small tack hammer while pressing the starter button. Might have a dead spot on the armature.
Posted on Jul 17, 2009
If the lights dimand the battery is known good, The starter is pulling too much of a load. Remove the starter and bench test with some jumper cables to see if it drags. If not, e engine is not locked up. Remove the spark plugs and tsee if it cranks over with the starter before pulling the starter.If it is humming, You have an excessive load. Good Luck, Ned
Posted on Jun 01, 2010
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