Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Youngstown, Ohio
* HELP * Bike won't start !!!
My 6 month old Wee won't start. It is important to note that I washed it yesterday and when I tired starting it this morning...... nothing. First guess was the kick-stand safety switch being stuck, but it wasn't. I made sure I was holding in the clutch, bike was in N, all the normal stuff. After turning the ignition key all the gauges do the full spins, and all the usual start up stuff happens. After turning the engine switch on I can hear the injector so that is good too. When I press the electric start switch with my right thumb the headlight cuts out (which it is supposed too) but no magic with the engine.
I "popped" the clutch and the bike started right up and ran just fine, but after turning it off for a moment it wouldn't start again. I called the service shop where I bought the bike and the part-time, minimum wage, teenage mechanic kid said I might have water in the ignition switch, and that it "should" evaporate in a day or two.
I am not happy with this and wonder if you guys have any ideas. I hit the switch with a blow dryer for a couple minutes but no change. And when I press the ignition switch the head lights go out, so the switch seems to be making good contact. Everything seems to be right, but no magic when I press the ignition button.
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