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Why does the motor stall out when i engage the clutch?

I have a kawasaki 750 vulcan and this just started. as soon as i start to release the clutch the motor stalls out. is there a kill switch? it will do it at any r.p.m.. i even put it up on the center stand and it still quits as soon as the clutch is begining to be released. any help? thanks Ed

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It will have a side stand switch, which will kill the engine if the stand is left down, it opperates in conjunction with the switch under the clutch lever, and the neutral light
These side stand switches are small micro switches and often fail , wear out, or just come loose
The switch under the clutch seems to be ok , as it is doing what it is supposed to do, when it thinks the side stand is down

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