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Old 10-06-2005, 02:27 PM   #1
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BIKE STARTING PROBLEM

DOES ANYONE OUT THERE KNOW WHAT'S WRONG WITH MY BIKE, CUZ THE MECHANICS HERE IN COLLEGE STATION AREA DONT.......
i own a 2002 CBR F4i, and it's been running pretty good since i bought it, but just recently, every once in a while, i would turn the key and try to start the bike and my head lights will not work, and once i press the ignition button to start the bike, IT WILL START, BUT ONCE I LET THAT BUTTON GO, THE BIKE SHUTS OFF, it happend to me in school one day, and i had to hold the button in with my thumb to ride home in first gear......it has happend 3 times so far, but it only happens for a period of maybe 3 hours, then it like magically fixes itself, i have check everything, and nothing seems to be wrong, and i asked couple of bike mechanics and they just told me to keep riding it, because they never seen anything like that before, they said it could be like a spider or something in my starter that's preventing the bike from engaging after ignition, but why wouldnt my head lights work, because everytime it happens my haedlights dont work, and everytime it magically fix itself, my headlights work again......so like when it happens only way i know it fixed itself is when i turn my key and my headlights turns on.
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Old 10-06-2005, 02:30 PM   #2
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sounds like a delima(sp) to me never heard of some like that...
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sounds like a delima(sp) to me never heard of some like that...
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Sounds like possibly the starter relay or the plug going into it. Pull the plug and make sure the terminals aren't melted or corroded.

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have u checked the start button itself?
if it sticks the headlight will not come on. before anything i would spray some wd-40 into the switch and work a couple times.
I have had this problem with my v-max a time or 2 but in my case the starter keeps spinning altho the headlight stays off.
a cheap try anyway.
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Old 10-12-2005, 04:36 PM   #6
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have u checked the start button itself?
if it sticks the headlight will not come on. before anything i would spray some wd-40 into the switch and work a couple times.
I have had this problem with my v-max a time or 2 but in my case the starter keeps spinning altho the headlight stays off.
a cheap try anyway.
The start button doesnt stick, the headlights doesnt come on when i turn the key into ignition, theoretically, if you press the starter button the headlights go off, so, i guess vice versa if the headlights are problematic then the bike doesnt start? it's kinda confusing, and i dont know what's really wrong with it, getting a mechanic to break it down this weekend, hope it doesnt cost too much to fix......
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where did you take it?????
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possibly a flux capacitor?
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come on man thats already been done you have to come up with somethign original
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come on man thats already been done you have to come up with somethign original
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NOW WILL YOU JUST ANSWER THE QUESTION PLEASE who did/doing the work to the bike
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I took it to Action powersports here in college station, and another guy that has a shop in navasota looked at it too, and they dont know what's wrong with it, but yeah.....the guy from navasota is gonna take it back to his shop and take everything off and check what's wrong.
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