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1994 Yamaha Timberwolf 250 will only start in neutral


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That is the way it is supposed to be . Starting in gear  is a safety issue and all  quads  are  not supposed to start in gear.   If yours was , there was a safety switch that wasn't functioning , possibly  because it was very slightly  out of alignment and  is now operating properly. Cars or motorcycles, and other motorized equipment  like  riding lawnmowers all  have the start in neutral  only feature, unless the safety lockout  has failed or someone has foolishly defeated it .

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