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engine cut out ignition cut out

engine cut out ignition cut out

engine cut out ignition cut out

(OP)
my newly re furbished yam 400 twin cuts out the instant i put it in gear ...every time.
  when i turn the ignition switch on in nutral i can hear and feel the two relays under the seat energize. when i select a gear i can hear and feel them click ....de energize?? lost ignition circut why is this happening any ideas or tips

RE: engine cut out ignition cut out

Sounds to me like it's a sidestand safety switch. Not sure what type of bike it is, but often times a bike will be equipped with this type of switch. The sidestand safety switch won't let you ride away with the sidestand down. It accomplishes this by cutting the motor if the sidestand is down, and it is in gear. Generally, it's just a little pushbutton switch near the sidestand that is depressed when the stand is down. Maybe it's stuck? Or maybe you're just trying to put it in gear with the stand down.
Hope this helps!

Bob

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