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kickstarter Fail (98 wr400)

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  • Viking83

    TT Newbie

2 posts
Location: Idaho

Posted September 18, 2016 - 04:23 PM


Just bought a 1998 Yamaha wr400 a few weeks ago, helluva bike! Problem is I took it for a ride the other day, stopped for a while then tried to start it up and the kickstarter stayed down. I had to manually pull it back up. That being said, I still needed to get home so I pushed it to a hill and had to roll/compression start it, this in itself took some doing because the first few times I released the clutch, it started then the kickstarter went down by itself and stalled the bike. Any ideas or suggestions would greatly be appreciated in regards to what I need to repair/replace!!! Thank you in advance!

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  • DPete

    TT Member

75 posts
Location: California

Posted September 19, 2016 - 11:15 AM


Broken return spring, pull the cover and check.



  • Viking83

    TT Newbie

2 posts
Location: Idaho

Posted September 19, 2016 - 07:22 PM


Started tearing into it today and I also have oil in my clutch basket





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