kill switch engaged/locked?

Ernest Montague afm199 at earthlink.net
Wed Sep 28 09:25:42 PDT 2011


Joe, get a set of jumpers and jump from the battery pos terminal right to the starter and see what happens. I suspect you have a blown fuse at the starter relay. Or at the fuse box.


On Sep 28, 2011, at 9:17 AM, Jo Rhett wrote:

> When I thumb the starter nothing happens.  Exactly as if the kill switch was still engaged.
> 
> On Sep 28, 2011, at 9:15 AM, Chris Burgess wrote:
>> So the problem is when you thumb the starter, it doesn't turn over?  Or does
>> it just not catch?
>> 
>> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 9:12 AM, Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>wrote:
>> 
>>> Clutch sensor is fine.  Kickstand sensor was hard-shorted a while ago.
>>> 
>>> On Sep 28, 2011, at 3:59 AM, Wendell Crain wrote:
>>>> How about the clutch sensor or the kickstand sensor?
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 3:21 AM, Jo Rhett <jorhett at fastlizardracing.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>> I had a tipover on the '01 street bike.  I had to pull off the road into
>>> some gravel, and lost it braking to a stop at 3mph.  Stooopid crash.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Anyway, when it tipped over the rear wheel was engaged and moving so I
>>> had to hit the kill switch to turn the bike off.  Unfortunately after
>>> righting the bike it won't start. It acts like the kill switch is
>>> permanently engaged.  I've checked the clutch engagement, put it in neutral,
>>> put it in gear, tried everything.  It does nothing at all when I hit the
>>> ignitor.  Battery is fine, lots of power...
>>>>> 
>>>>> Before I pull the tank and start debugging the electrical system, is
>>> there anything else I should check?
>>>>> 
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>>>>> 
>>>>> 
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>>> 
>>> 
>> 
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