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Ignition lights go on and the battery is good, bike won't start

Ignition lights go on and the battery is good, but when the starter button is pressed, nothing happens. On moving/wiggling the handle-bars, it will then start fine without a problem. There are cut out switches on the side-stand and clutch, but I don't think that it is to do with them.

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Corrosion in the starter switch housing. pull it apart and use wire tooth brush or steel wool to clean the connector, should work fine after that.

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