kill switch engaged/locked?

Ernest Montague afm199 at earthlink.net
Wed Sep 28 14:14:56 PDT 2011


I've seen it happen.  

The reason I say jump the starter is that IF the ignition wiring is working properly, and you jump the starter, the bike will start.  That narrows the problems considerably.


On Sep 28, 2011, at 1:47 PM, Jo Rhett wrote:

> Will do, thanks.  Odd that it blew right then, but oh well :)
> 
> On Sep 28, 2011, at 9:25 AM, Ernest Montague wrote:
>> 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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