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YFZ450 won't start---doesn't crank, oil light comes on
I just got a 2005 YFZ 450 and it ran great for 2 rides. Then today i go to start it up. i turn the key and the neutral light comes on and i hit the starter button and nothing. only the oil light comes on when i hold the button in. Motor doesnt crank or click. someone please give me some tips as to what the problem is
yes, i even held in the clutch and tried changing gears and it wont come out of neutral and the light just stays on. i cant do anything to make it crank by itself. it is below freezing, so i wasnt sure if this may have been a cause
yes, i got it push started. i took it to my friend who works on them and it turns out yamaha is known for having "a little red wire" that usually goes bad. im guessing its the starter button relay. he replaced it and now it runs perfect
Check the fuses on the starter relay. one is live and one is a spare so if you have a blown one they can be swapped. I had the wiring harness wear through and short out on the frame that caused a similar problem on my '05. The area that wore through was close to one of the sensors on the radiator.
Which wire did you replace and where is located?
I'm having the same problem
[quote=Alex Walsh;2882243]yes, i got it push started. i took it to my friend who works on them and it turns out yamaha is known for having "a little red wire" that usually goes bad. im guessing its the starter button relay. he replaced it and now it runs perfect[/QUOTE