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2004 kawasaki VN 800 Vulcan Will not start. I suspect either the starter or the kill switch or maybe the kick stand safety switch. Battery is good and I can push start it. There is no noise at all when I try to start her up with the start button. This just started today (July 12) I wonder if the kill switch burnt out while in the ``off`` position. Any ideas would be appreciated.... :)

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  • gnat60 Jul 13, 2009

    Hi Jas,

    Yes there was a worriesome noise the day prior to the problem. I am going to check the Starter for sure.

    Thank you very much for the input.
    Much obliged....

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    It started out that when the starter button was pushed the dash would shutdown. Now the dash won't come on. checked battery, fuses, start solenoid, power to key?? I've seen other posts on forums and see the same problem. Looks like a Vulcan issue??


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Not likely however it could be the starter.... before it died completely did you hear any noise when you started it?

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  • JasGrewal Jul 14, 2009

    you are welcome...tht noise definitely indicated problem with starter... hopefully you will get ur vulcan up n running soon :)


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