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I changed the oil and filter. I topped it off and rechecked the oil level after I ran it; the bike was level (standing up straight). It starts and runs good, but when I put it in gear, it dies like I hit the kill switch. I can re-start it and it runs fine. I just can not put it in gear without it dying.

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