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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-15-2014, 07:59 PM Thread Starter
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2002 Blast won't start

My girlfriend just purchased a 2002 Buell Blast. I picked it up and rode it ~45 minutes home and it ran okay (although a little rough idling). She wasn't able to see it for about a week and I didn't have any time to mess around with it and when she came to take it for a spin it wouldn't start.

I have brought the battery to Autozone and they say it checks good. When we try to start it all I get is a loud clicking (the starter?); the engine doesn't attempt to turn over at all.

Anyone have any ideas? I am used to working on dirtbikes, but am a bit foreign to the electrical systems of motorcycles, but want to give it a shot as best I can before having to take it somewhere.

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 07-21-2014, 08:41 AM
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check the safety switches(kickstand,clutch lever,neutral,etc) all the starter safties(key,right handlebar switch,solenoid,battery connections,etc.) It definately sounds "electrical" in nature.. Let us know what you find ..

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