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Clutch Engaged, No Start

Bike is acting weird. Sometimes, I get no response whatsoever when I attempt to start the bike with the clutch engaged. If I release the clutch and press the start button, it fires right up. This is happening intermittently.

Is there some relay or switch going bad???

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Well, there is a switch in the housing of the clutch lever. However I believe if the bike is in neutral it doesn't matter if you pulled in the lever or not.

You are starting the bike in neutral right?

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i had the same problem you have a bad connection in the clutch switch which is the one on the lever try wiggling the connector next time you have the problem and see if it starts with the clutch pulled if it does just clean the connector and put some dielectric grease on it

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My switch at the lever would stick one every blue moon. I'd pull the lever with one hand and put a finger to underside to the push buttom and wingle it alittle. Took it aprt this winter and lubed it with silicone lube 3 different time, letting dry detween itmes.
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