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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-13-2015, 12:38 AM Thread Starter
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Problem starting bike - pressing on red start button will not always work

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Recently started having issue with starting motorcycle (VN750). When I turn on ignition and hit red start button bike wont start. I have to turn off ignition and turn it back on, then wiggle start button to make it work. Sometimes it could take up to 10 min. I'm not sure what exactly causing this issue as I'm new to motorcycles and not a techy. Could it be wiring/fuse/bad switch? If I get a new assembly how hard is it to install it in garage without taking it to the shop? Or perhaps there is no need to buy one? Hope to find an answer here. Thanks!
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 08-13-2015, 02:14 AM
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Check this thread https://www.vn750.com/forum/showthread.php?t=14214

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How the hell did you remember that thread, it was over 5 years ago! That's perfect, good work man.
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Clean your ignition switch. Puck under the key. It may also be loose and not cinched tightly. If the small tabs holding it together have broker, you can zip tie it.

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Puck under the key....??Dunno....
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