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Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Chandler, Arizona
I just went out and checked mine. I bypassed it over 10 years ago, when the bike was new. It is the black/yellow and solid black wires I connected together. I also bypassed the sidestand switch. Neutral light still works, but if it stayed on all the time, and the repair was going to be complicated or expensive, I'd just disconnect it. I have ridden a lot of bikes without the neutral light, and always check to make sure it is in neutral anyway, as those lights have been known to be wrong.
But then I almost never use neutral anyway. I keep it in first with the clutch in at stop lights, and park it in first. When i go to ride it again, I pull in the clutch and start it in first, release the clutch, and take off. Neutral is only used for warmup after it's been sitting for a while, and even then I hit the kill switch, shift it into first and restart it before taking off. I have a fairly steep driveway, and once in a while I'll get it started rolling down the driveway, and shift into first while it is moving.
I am a motorcyclist, NOT a biker.
1997 Vulcan 750, purchased about a week ago
2006 Sportster 1200 Low
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2001 Yamaha XT225, heavily modified
2004 Honda Rebel 250
1979 Vespa P200E
2002 Vulcan 750 parts bike
1994 Yamaha XT225 parts bike