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hey, im new to bikes so i thaught i would ask a question, i bought a bike a week ago, its a 1998 kawasaki zx-6r w/ 25000 km's when the guy started it from who i bought it from it started fine, but now that i go to start it it wont turn over, its really cold outside i thaught that might have something to do with it... but im not sure, thanks :)
 

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check yhe kill switch on rt side controls,make sure its in first gear,make sure choke is on,bike wont start in gear w/kickstand down
 

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the kill switch is not down, its in neutral, the kickstand is up, theres no alarm system, maybe the choke?? where is it located?
 

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ok do i also give it gas while iam starting and hold the break because when i let go of the clutch the bike will jump i think? so i hold onto the brake while letting go of clutch?
 

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ok do i also give it gas while iam starting and hold the break because when i let go of the clutch the bike will jump i think? so i hold onto the brake while letting go of clutch?
our whole spiel has been sarcasm right? :laugh

i mean no offense if it wasn't...i just thought u were sassing me
 

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is the battery flat?? cold can kill em
 

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this is weird, i have just bought a 97, and i just cannot start it either, it trys, its as if theres no fuel coming through and then the battery really dies down. it will bump no prob, but to start off swtich aint gonna happen

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Ha I remember when I got my first bike, the dealer dropped off for me at my house, and when I went to start it, it wouldnt start. Took me about 20 minutes to realize the damn thing was in gear and thats why it wouldnt start hahaha ahhh good times good times

P.s. I hate winters in Michigan!!!!! CANT WAIt for the weather to break in oh 4 months grrrrrrrrr
 

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Ha I remember when I got my first bike, the dealer dropped off for me at my house, and when I went to start it, it wouldnt start. Took me about 20 minutes to realize the damn thing was in gear and thats why it wouldnt start hahaha ahhh good times good times

P.s. I hate winters in Michigan!!!!! CANT WAIt for the weather to break in oh 4 months grrrrrrrrr
lol...but it aint in gear!
 
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