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My 2005 Honda VTX 1300 R Motorcyle sputters and won't start with kick stand down, neutral light wont come on, I changed the plugs and cleaned off the ground wire.

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Sounds like a problem with the sidestand switch. look for the sensor located at the top of the sidestand,when up it pushes in a sensor.

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