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'06 vtx 1300 c : engine dies when put into gear

'06 vtx 1300 c : engine dies when put into gear - pulled into driveway from a ride and shut it off, later went to put it away, started right up but dies out when put into any gear.

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You have one of two things going on. (1) You need to check the kick stand switch, your bike thinks the kick stand is still down. It may have been loosened out of adjustment by vibration. If the kick stand switch is out of whack, it will restart as long as the clutch in pulled in. But as soon as you try to let out the clutch it will kill the engine, if it is in gear. (2) Next problem could be, you need to loosen up the clutch cable a little bit, The clutch control on the handle bar has a screw type of adjuster (clutch cable passes through it ), try loosening it till it's easy for you to move the bike without the engine shutting off. Hope it helps and comment if you need more clarification.

Posted on May 09, 2010

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