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Yamaha zeal fzx 250 kickstand down, no start

Discussion in 'Technical and Troubleshooting Torque' at netrider.net.au started by Shmuli raskin, Jul 17, 2016.

  1. Hi folks,
    A new issue has arisen.
    My Yamaha zeal 250 won't start when the kickstand is down and in neutral (light is on) . It IS supposed to turn on in this scenario.

    Notes:
    - bike turns on with kickstand up and clutch in. Whether it is in gear or neutral as the clutch is in.
    - emergency switch is off
    - I've unscrewed the kickstand switch and it springs back and forth so it is working. Hence when the kickstand is up it turns on (with clutch in)
    - neutral light is on. I've disconnected the plug on the side (sky blue and white) and light turns off.

    -where is the neutral swith?
    -perhaps it could be the cdi unit?
    -perhaps it is the rectifier?

    Thanks, any help is appreciated.
    Shmuli


     
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  2. Bike shuts off when kickstand is brought back down, in neutral, clutch out.
     
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  3. Not sure on the Zeal but the usual circuit has a Diode block as part of this interlock. If the bike shuts off when the stand is brought down it is probably not the switch and is further up the circuit.
     
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  4. I have a ninja z1000 2012 model with a neutral switch with a mind of its own. Neautral light off and clutch in it fires up stand down ffs wont go. I h3ar your pain.
     
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  5. Is there any way to check with a multimeter?
    Perhaps it's not grounding properly?
     
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  6. Yes you should be able to, I hunted around for a Zeal wiring diagram but couldn't find one. You may have on in the owners manual if you have it.
     
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