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post #1 of 3 Old 08-31-2009, 05:56 PM Thread Starter
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DL 1000 cranks but doesnt start

I have a problem, bike was runing [fine] turned it off to change oil an filter. After I was finished I could not get the bike to start. [have spark] checked fuel pump relay, failed one of the of the two tests. Has anyone else had this problem?Will order a new one tomorrow but your never sure on electical problems its a 05 with 50K miles on it.
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post #2 of 3 Old 08-31-2009, 06:35 PM
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Check the clutch safety switch connection near the clutch lever.

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The clutch switch and other safety switches won't allow cranking. The usual suspect is flooding in hot weather. Try opening the throttle.

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