Author Topic: Kickstand down won’t start  (Read 205 times)

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Gremlinsteve

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on: April 01, 2021, 02:09:31 am
With the kickstand down on a 2014 should the bike start?
It in my case does not and I’m wondering if the sensor is bad


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Reply #1 on: April 01, 2021, 02:34:44 am
Should!  Assuming neutral switch is ok.  Try pulling in clutch and see if it will start.   Had opposite problem with my 14 gt - putting side stand down when in gear running and wouldn't stop!   Side stand switches are known problem. 


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Reply #2 on: April 01, 2021, 02:55:28 am
Seems everything is working in order

I’ll unplug the sensor and I think it should work then


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Reply #3 on: April 01, 2021, 03:38:25 am
Fixed it
Removed the switch. Now it will idle in neutral on the stand


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Reply #4 on: April 01, 2021, 04:28:17 am
Same. I found it really irritating that it wouldnt run on the side stand. PITA when I'm opening the gate. I ditched that switch soonest. I wouldn't mind if it cut out stand down in gear but not the way it was.
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Reply #5 on: April 02, 2021, 11:17:08 am
Mine will start in neutral but not in gear the neutral light needs to be displayed in dash this is normal.


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Reply #6 on: April 02, 2021, 09:56:19 pm
Mine still cranked with side stand down.   Almost killed battery back in early days!


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Reply #7 on: April 02, 2021, 10:28:03 pm
Mine still cranked with side stand down.   Almost killed battery back in early days!
Wouldn't start though, right?
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Reply #8 on: April 04, 2021, 06:17:04 pm
Correct!   Never could find the plug buried behind down tube.   Cut wires near relay.