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2008 Yamaha YP400 starting problem.....tonight after a 10 mile ride stopped to pick up something and returned and the scooter failed to start..... Symptoms scooter would turn over but failed to fire.... Attempted three times then checked side stand up kill switch on ensured brake lever was applied. Stopped waited 15 minutes tried again same problem turned over and attempted to start but would not fire. Tried this two more times after waiting called two truck and 1 hour later while waiting scooter finally started. any ideas of problem?? unable to find my model but it is a YP400 majesty scooter

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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Hi carms

Even although you have just had it serviced, the warning light is triggered by the mileage traveled. So if the belt appears to be Ok, then resetting it has to occur at the point when the indicator comes on. Having said that, I understand that scooter belts can weaken (and break) from internal weakening over time (heat and stress) and not just from external wear and measurement. Over the years I have read about belts breaking (other scooter brands & models) from high use and/or mileage even though they still externally measured within spec.

The "service limit" for the Majesty belt is 27mm (shop manual) or 12,500 miles - so to be safe it should all be interpreted as "replace belt upon the soonest of 12,500 miles or 27mm width"


If they have not replaced the belt in your recent service, then you could perhaps return to them to have it done, or reset the idiot light for you. OR you could do it yourself and see how you go.

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If you're wondering where the area that the diagram above is indicating, the reset coupler is the white plastic coupler located under the tailpiece where the battery is located. The rubber strap securing the battery holds it in position and it is the only white coupler in the vicinity of the battery. I also read that you need to have the park brake off to perform this exercise.


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Posted on Nov 13, 2008

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SOURCE: wont start

hi anna,, i had one of these babies,, the battery is history sweety,,
if the battery is a new one tho ,, then solonoid needs to be looked at,,

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

ollie reece
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SOURCE: I was riding along and it was like the kill switch was hit.

spark plug buddy try new ones and get back to me

Posted on Sep 16, 2009

seanpwright
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it sounds very much like you have a bad ground

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Posted on Aug 21, 2011

cookbelle
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SOURCE: 2008 Gold Wing - No Start Problem

had a friend his did same the brushes in starter one of them had a crack in it not broke just crack ,replaced then and hasnt done it again since

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