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splitpunk

e- start sticking07wr450

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I just got back from a 2 day trip to ocotillo wells. I have been out three times on the new bike and have put 321miles on it. Heres my problem. The Estart sticks and the kicker won't go down if I put pressure on the kicker for a few seconds then the E-start wiil kick in :lol: . WHY does it do this?

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I'm having the same problem, I was told it's normal. I'm not buying it, I wonder if the "auto" decompression is hanging up?

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How could it be normal click click click not since I have been riding. but push buttons are new to me. second one I have had. I have an 06 wr 250 that my wife rides now and have never had this problem. It may be decompression because if I hold the kicker with pressure down I can the use E start:banghead: :lol:

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Actually it is somewhat normal. It occurs when the motor happens to stop on the compression stroke which keeps the decomp pin from extending. I have two 450's and it happens on both about once every 20 or 30 starts. Just put the bike in gear and rock it a little to get the motor to move past the compression stroke. Doesn't take much and it will start right up.

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Actually it is somewhat normal. It occurs when the motor happens to stop on the compression stroke which keeps the decomp pin from extending. I have two 450's and it happens on both about once every 20 or 30 starts. Just put the bike in gear and rock it a little to get the motor to move past the compression stroke. Doesn't take much and it will start right up.[/quote

Mine did it too.. ya got high compression this will happen.. Adjust the valves a little looser and this will help... just about 2 thousands of an inch

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