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Michael France

No power to the starter switch KLF 220

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I have a Kawasaki Bayou 220 KLF220A and I cannot get it to start using the starter button. I have replaced the starter solenoid and the starter relay. I have followed the wiring diagram in the repair manual and it looks like the switch is working well, the neutral and reverse relay have power running through them and appear tp be working correctly. However, I can not find a wire runnng the the starter button that has power on it. Anybody have any idea what the break down is?

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More or less, the skinny power power from the solenoid goes to the ignition switch, then off to the run/stop/run switch, and then to the starter button then all the way back to the solenoid again.  There are a few grounds, neutral safety switch, CDI power, etc along the way but that's basically the route.  It's a pretty straight forward pathway of electricity to get back to the solenoid to close the circuit but there are a few stops along the way with a few changes of color of wire.  If you have a multimeter you can do a continuity test on the ignition switch then the run/stop/run switch, then the push button since there are connections for all of those right at the front of the frame under the plastics.

 

 

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Hey @Michael France welcome to Quadcrazy. 
Agreed with @MarkinAR on all points.  
In addition take  a look at the neutral/reverse relay as well. It should have two black wires going into it as well as two others.  The two black complete the start circuit. Jump the two black wires and see if you get dash lights, start button etc. Just curious to see if that works and you can rule out that circuit as a problem.  

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Thanks for the help!! I was able to figure it out with the wiring diagram. I had two brow wires hooked wrong.  I had the brown coming off the key going straight to the neutral safety light but need to route it back to the wiring harness the to the switch. I got it started ...... now to get it running

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Fantastic.  The community is here to help.  Several of us have had a LOT of 220's over the years so there's quite a bit of knowledge available should you need assistance.

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