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When I went down and rode with Blitz my bike started to not start after shut off. I would have to turn the key on, put the kickstand up, put it in first then back to neutral for it to start. When I got home I cleaned the kickstand sensor and it was better for a bit. Now it won't start at all. Don't know what to do. thanks for any help

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Yip riding with red will do that....<img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/laugh.gif ALT=":lol"> I would try shorting the wires across to each other before the sensor... If it starts that switch is probably bad... Maybe needs adjusting... Any adjustments on it????

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Haven't done anything to it but clean the connection so far. Mainly wondering if I am doing something wrong before I start putting money into it. The wife wants to buy a house so now before I spend anything it has to have a VERY good reason, anything to do with the bike isn't one to her.

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I think Rich is barking up the right tree here. Your bike doesn't even have much over 2k miles, so I strongly doubt the sensor is caked with grime, but it was the first thing to clean.

You got a voltmeter?

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yeah, I think tonight I am going to go through the service manual and see what I need to do to test it.

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Quickest simple way to do it is if its only two wires short it across... If it starts the switch is bad... Unless I am forgetting something it should be that easy.... All it should do is make a connection when the stand is folded up... So if you short it across it should start stand up or down as you are taking the switch out of the equation.....

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Here you go.... Sidestand switch.... shorting it should tell you unless I am thinking wrong.... Sometimes that happens... But when I am thinking wrong I am picturing me in with a group of lesbians...... Wait thats good not wrong...<img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/laugh.gif ALT=":lol">


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Kinda big huh...<img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/laugh.gif ALT=":lol">

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yeah, kinda...<img src=http://www.ezboard.com/intl/aenglish/images/emoticons/laugh.gif ALT=":lol"> thanks.

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Nebraska, if the switch is toast and your bike is not still under warranty, and you don't mind doing without this "safety feature", just bypass it by tying the two wires together. That's what I did with my old ZX11. I didn't miss the "safety feature" on the old 11 by the way...

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The more I think about it, it almost can't be the kickstand sensor. Before it quit starting completely I could start it with the clutch in or out in neutral but when it was acting up it could only be started after putting it in first then back to neutral with the clutch in. It could be started with the kickstand down like I would everyday before I would ride. It just got to the point that I would have to screw with it to run.

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