Question about Honda Motorcycles
Check the kickstand switch AND the switch in the clutch lever perch. Specifically check for s corroded connector on the switch.
Posted on Jul 13, 2019
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
The kickstand switch is either bad or bent out of position. See if you can activate the switch manually. Does the bike run now? If so, the switch is bent out of position. If it still won't run, jumper the wires together until you can replace the switch.
Posted on Apr 11, 2009
Your kickstand switch is either broken or out of position. The bike kills the engine as a safety feature if it thinks the sidestand is down and the bike is put in gear while the engine is running.
Posted on Apr 12, 2009
Oil light does not mean that you don't have oil inside.It means that there is NO pressure in the oil circuit.You should check your oil pump and hope it did not ruin your engine from lack of oil underneath the pistons.Measure the compression too.
Posted on Jun 09, 2009
SOURCE: gear selector honda shadow
Sounds like a bent shift fork or two. Replacing the bad shift forks is major surgery and is NOT recommended for the inexperienced mechanic. Several special tools are needed. The top end and gearbox get totally torn down just to get to the shift forks. This is a very expensive repair, guessing $2100 or so at the dealers. Bummer. Contact a few dealers to cofirm my view of the problem and the probable repair cost. The shift forks move left and right as the shift drum is rotated when you lift or push down on the shift pedal.
Posted on Jul 18, 2010
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