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1998 Kawasaki ZX-6R Ninja will not start

The 1998 ninja 600 won't start, just turns over, but does start with a run and jump, what could this be, fuse, spark know? @

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Hi, Eddie and the usual suspects are:
1. Fuel tank empty.
2. The fuel tank has old dead gas.
3. Fuel tank bottom contaminated with ethanol sludge, dirt, water, rust, etc.
4. Fuel supply valve/petcock turned off.
5. Fouled spark plugs.
6. Engine flooded as a result of overuse of the choke.
7. Vacuum hose to the fuel supply valve/petcock disconnected, broken, cracked, or pinched.
8. Fuel valve/petcock or filter clogged.
9. Fuel line to carburetor or throttle body pinched, kinked or blocked.
10. Carburetor float stuck.
11. Fuel injectors clogged.
12. Fuel injectors stuck open.
13. Quick disconnect check ball stuck.
14. Compression below 75 PSI.
15. A stuck-bent-burnt valve.
16. Severely discharged or a damaged battery should have 12.5 volts or more and be able to pass a proper "LOAD" test if necessary, you may have a cursory reading of 12.5 volts or more but little or zero amperage the battery is faulty and must be replaced, AGM batteries fail in this scenario more so than lead-acid batteries.
17. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
18. Loose or corroded wire connection at the coil or plug between ignition sensor and ECM module.
19. Spark plug cables in bad condition and shorting check for spark leakage in the dark, cable connections are loose or connected to the wrong cylinders.
20. Ignition timing incorrect due to a faulty ignition coil, ignition module or MAP, CMP, CKP, O2, TPS, ETP, IAC sensors.
21. Faulty neutral, clutch, kickstand safety switch.
22. Faulty fuel pump or fuse or relay.
23. Faulty or corroded run/stop switch.
24. Tilt sensor needs a reset.
25. Security system not disarming alarm needs a reset.
26. Check for engine trouble codes.
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The wiring to the tail light needs to be checked its grounding somewhere.
Trace it from the rear to front.

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SOURCE: would just like to know the top book speed for a

about 159mph. Top speed depends on a lot of things: rider weight, gearing, tire profile size..even when i raced i swear wearing a different style helmet coming out of turn#9 at willow springs into the wind i could feel the pressure building up and especially if you don't tuck down all the way...so if you weigh 200lbs, have a nice wheelie sprocket on the back with a real wide low profile cool looking race slick i'm sure you'll lose 10mph easy. so taking the avg. probably about 154mph. and then don't forget about speedo error of usually 3% at the high end, so this all works out to @ 150mph true speed. Not bad for a 12 year old bike!

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SOURCE: our 2002 alero won't turn over /start with key but starts by jumping. Test shows battery and fuses OK

Look for a light that says SECURITY or ANTITHEFT on the dash. This light could cause this problem. Explained on this link.

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SOURCE: 2005 Altima won't start, hear clicking sound coming from fuse box,key stuck in ingintion,won;t turn over,tried to jump start.

the clicking that you hear is coming from the starter relay. sounds like your ignition starter switch or ignition lock cylinder is bad.

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SOURCE: 1998 chevy malibu

I have the same problem with my 2000 Malibu. All the dash lights will flash for a while and when I park the car, it will not restart. However, I have to disagree with all the solutions I have read regarding ignition and other things. I say this because if I disconnect the battery for approximately 15 minutes, allowing the computer to reset, it will start every time. I want to know what is causing this malfunction, is it the computer or what?

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