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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-14-2019, 04:46 AM Thread Starter
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Won't start in gear

It seems easy to stall the engine when it's not in the correct gear or enough throttle. No big deal. But i find it hard to restart the engine when it's in gear and i have the clutch pulled in. I need to find neutral in order to start it. Any idea what the problem may be with the clutch lever sensor and how i can fix it?
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It seems easy to stall the engine when it's not in the correct gear or enough throttle. No big deal. But i find it hard to restart the engine when it's in gear and i have the clutch pulled in. I need to find neutral in order to start it. Any idea what the problem may be with the clutch lever sensor and how i can fix it?
the clutch lever sensor is probably broken. you need to make the dealer fix it. i personally am going to install a different clutch system with universal two pins clutch sensor to fit short levers and no needing to worry about all that stuff. i already changed the brake side.

you might also want to try to tighten the lever travel, as if too loose, it is not reaching the switch sensor... actually, this should not have influence on the switch, now that I think of it.
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A loose clutch cable can cause hard starting while in gear due to clutch drag. If it doesn't crank over at all then the switch is the problem.
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Does it have anything to do with the kick stand cut off?
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Do you have non-stock clutch lever? Otherwise bad switch 99 and 44/100s certain;

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