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post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old 12-08-2012, 11:52 AM
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955i series had a well known left hand switchgear/wiring harness bad crimp....bout 4inches.....10cm from the switchgear.....

horn would stop/and or nothing on starter, as clutch interlock seemed to get confused by it.........

not sure if the 1050 suffered from it.............my RS did!!

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Did the intermittent starting problem appear before you changed the clutch lever? My bike was doing the same thing, sometimes I had to pull and release the lever a bunch of times and then it would start. I lubed the switch pin and the problem went away untill I installed the Pazzo levers. That's when I found that moving the adjust to the shorter span would not let the switch pin fully extend, though because I ride with the lever set at #4 I have not experienced any problem since.

I still suspect the clutch switch so it may be worth removing the lever to expose the pin and then work it while pushing the starter switch.

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