XR650L: Won't start unless it's in neautral - What's up?

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  • bluerock5

Posted April 04, 2005 - 10:12 AM


My XR650L Electric start will only work in neautral. It used to start in any gear when I pulled in the clutch. I checked that the 2 wires are still plugged in the the clutch perch. Any suggestions? Thanks

  • ghoti

Posted April 04, 2005 - 12:09 PM


The clutch switch is probably bad. Try disconnecting the wires and jump, (I think it's a normally open switch). If it will start in gear now, either replace the switch, or permanently connect the wires.

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  • splat

Posted April 05, 2005 - 11:08 AM


once spliced together they have to be conected to ground to bypass the switch

  • truck6driver

Posted April 05, 2005 - 11:40 AM


Have you checked the kick stand saftey switch?

  • Shakeyhands

Posted April 14, 2005 - 08:49 AM


Have you checked the kick stand saftey switch?

better yet, disconnect it instead of checking it! :naughty:

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