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1997 Kawasaki VN1500 Vulcan Classic how to rebuild the starter

I have a 1997 Kawasaki Vulcan Classic (1500cc's) that will occasionally refuse to start. When I push the start button, nothing happens. I have discovered that, if I put it in gear and rock it a little, it solves the problem and the bike starts. Any ideas as to what may be happening? @

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Hi, Dan you have a dead spot in the starter armature commutator for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Kawasaki, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
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SOURCE: no start

Make sue\re to add fresh gasoline to the fuel tank and make sure it is entering thr carb.

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SOURCE: Motor shuts off as soon as I start to accelerate.

Might be a fault in the side stand sensor, you cant go far with the side stand out, or if the sensor has not sensed the stand is up.

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The problem seem to involve a number of circuits, I would suspect the Key switch as it supplies power to all affected systems. The dieing on release of the clutch is usually the kickstand safety switch. If the kick stand is not up, and the bike in gear, then when the clutch switch detects release is kills the engine so you don't kill your self.
Check or replace these switches.

Hope this is of some help.
Ed

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I went to the garage to start the bike "Nothing ""The first thing is the lights are bright but no turning over,Next you think the solenoid is kaput but the answer was very simple and the fix takes 30 seconds..
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When this is not connected you will have a bike that will not fire up but comes alive and you will hear a clicking noise but this is from the engine carb area and every function of the bike will work but it will not turn over, Worth looking at and saves sixteen quid for a starter unit you never needed.

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