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So finally pulled the bike out of storage today. What a great feeling.When i went to start it, it would not click nothing. It was a full battery, wasnt the kickstand switch, all connections were good. Still nothing from the bike. I figured it was either the starter or the start button switch. I jumped the starter and she fired right up. I mean literally was like 2 seconds and she fired right up. Now, theres nothing wrong when i push the button she fires right up. Is this just caused from the starter not being used in a couple months or is there another issue here that i need to know about. Thanks Mick.
 

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It shouldn't have been caused by the starter not being used for a couple of months, but with electrical stuff, you just never know. Just be glad it doesn't have any electronics on it. I would just go ahead and ride it, but carry something to jump the starter relay just in case. If it happens again, and you happen to have a multimeter with you, check to see if you are getting 12V to the coil on the relay. If not, it is in the electrical system somewhere, it could be the starter button, or it could be you are not getting power to the starter button. It is not likely the starter, if it worked fine.

If you are an experienced rider, I would remove both the sidestand and clutch safety switches. Both are notorious for failing, usually due to corrosion, usually from washing the bike, and not getting all the water out of the switch. The sidestand switch is susceptible to failure from getting wet when riding in the rain. The front wheel throws water right at it.
 

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So finally pulled the bike out of storage today. What a great feeling.When i went to start it, it would not click nothing. It was a full battery, wasnt the kickstand switch, all connections were good. Still nothing from the bike. I figured it was either the starter or the start button switch. I jumped the starter and she fired right up. I mean literally was like 2 seconds and she fired right up. Now, theres nothing wrong when i push the button she fires right up. Is this just caused from the starter not being used in a couple months or is there another issue here that i need to know about. Thanks Mick.
Give the starter button a shot of electric cleaner or WD40 the brass terminals can get a little coroded and then they don't contact, just give it a squirt in there with the ignition off and press the button in and out a few times to clean it I had the same problem and WD40 worked a treat :smiley_th
 
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