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Push button starter just clicks

After riding about 45 min. trying to start it back... it just clicks until I play with the kickstand and gear shift after a few times it will start back again.

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The click implys the gear indicator and kickstand swithch may be working, and just a coincidence. try a test light connected to the starter when the problem occurs. if it lights, the brushes in the starter are probably stuck / worn. if not, the problem may be the start relay, or loose cable to battery, etc,

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It sounds like either your sidestand switch (easy to fix) or your neutral sensor (hard to fix) is malfunctioning. Disconnect the sidestand switch and jumper the connection. If your problem goes away, replace the sidestand switch (or just reposition it). If it still acts up you'll have to go into the transmission and replace the neutral sensor.

The bike will not start in gear, with the sidestand down. It should start in gear if you pull the clutch in, but the sidestand must be up.

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First guesses are a weak battery or starter relay going bad. Next time it does it, keep pushing the start switch rapidly and see if it catches. If so, the relay is going bad.

Posted on Jun 28, 2009

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