What to do if your Kawasaki bike wont start?

What to do if your Kawasaki bike wont start?

You can bypass it to start the bike by using a rubber-handled screwdriver (stops you getting an electric shock) to join the two contacts and make the circuit. Next time the problem happens use the screwdriver trick, and if the bike starts, then replace the solenoid.

Why is my Kawasaki VN800 classic not starting?

Come to leave for the day and it might not start for 10-15 minutes, just making a beefy “click” sound, until it will just fire up. Get it home and it won’t start again. This sounds like your starter solenoid is sticking. It’s basically a big switch that engages to transfer battery power to the starter motor when you press the go button.

What causes a car to have a no start problem?

A blown fuse in the starter circuit could be the cause of a no-start problem. Broken or corroded wiring – Damaged or dirty wires to the battery or to the starter solenoid (or wires that are loose) can prevent sufficient power from reaching the starter.

What should I do if my motorcycle won’t start?

If the reading stays steady, your battery is good to go—and your motorcycle likely has another problem (or a few problems). Fortunately, there are other troubleshooting means that can help determine why your bike won’t start.

How to start an ATV that wont start?

1 Remove the spark plug from the cylinder-head and connect it to the spark-plug wire or ignition coil. 2 Grab the plug wire and hold the plug about 1/8th of an inch away from the cylinder head. 3 Activate the starter. 4 As the motor turns, you should see repetitive bright blue spark arching from the spark plug to the cylinder head.

What should I do if my bike wont start?

Charge the battery or replace it if it’s dead. Am easy way to test your battery is by checking the voltage-drop with a multimeter as you try starting the bike. If your fully charged battery drops below 11,5 volts under load (while you crank the starter), it needs to be replaced.

What to do when your car wont start?

This step will help you narrow down the possible causes of why fuel is not reaching the cylinder. With the fuel valve open, disconnect the fuel line from the fuel inlet of the carburetor. Turn over the engine to see if gas is coming through the fuel line.

Why is my ATV not getting a spark?

You will find the proper steps for troubleshooting an ATV that is not getting a spark further down this post. If the spark plug is still dry after cranking the engine for a few seconds, you know that fuel, for some reason, is not getting to the cylinder.