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Starter button does nothing.

Had no issues with the bike, and simply adjusted the handle bars because when i bought it, it had been laid down on both sides so the clutch handle and front brake handle were higher than what is comfortable. So i went the turn the bike on the lights, blinkers, and horn all work fine, no flickering (pretty new battery that has just been recharged) yet i go to hit the ignition button and nothing happens. The only thing funny that caught my attention is that the two connections under the clutch handle, one can be pulled off rather easily while the other is very secure as is the two connections that seems to go connect under the front brake handle are both connected rather well. (these are just little rectangle boxes you could call them that have single wires going into them and inside look to be connectors similar to those found on the backside of a speaker where you connect to the plus and minus).

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Sounds like this is a safety system so your bic will only start when the clutch is pulled in dont know any other reason to have a switch on the clutch. you can probably defeat the switch by connecting the two wires together jim

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