Clutch and Brake Applied to Start

Question for Fix My Hog All of a sudden I can’t start the engine in any poisition (with the clutch fully disengaged, of course) except Neutral. It didn’t used to be like this, that is, I could start the engine in any gear (clutch depressed). Not only is it a pain to be the last out of the gas station while I try to find neutral, but I’ve seen a couple of situations where safety has been compromised because things were happening around me fast enough that I should be getting out of there (e.g. close call at a stop light, being goaded into clearing the gas pump by the car behind, etc.), fast. I can’t be the only rider who has this problem, can I? What can I do to adjust the ‘what’, idle switch? Thanks for your time.

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Fix My Hog Answers You have to have the clutch lever pulled in and brake applied to start in gear on your year/model.

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3 Responses to “Clutch and Brake Applied to Start”
  1. Richard

    Same problem as above, WITH clutch lever in and brake applied can not start in gear