it dies when I shake the handlebars


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it dies when I shake the handlebars

Postby fuzzydog » Wed Feb 11, 2015 10:13 pm



My 93 1500 dies when I move the handlebars fast or shake them .then I have to turn the key off. Then back on to restart it all most like it need to reset something .I can't find anything lose



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Re: it dies when I shake the handlebars

Postby dennislp » Wed Feb 11, 2015 11:02 pm

have fixed bad wires to cluster switch where they flex ,bad connectors also bad kill switches . I would check and clean all connectors a little diletric grease will slow down connector problems in future. good luck

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Re: it dies when I shake the handlebars

Postby seelyark1 » Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:18 am

Sounds like you are shaking the bike enough that it is tripping the "Tilt Switch" :D Can't think of the name of it for the life of me at this moment. :oops: It is located under the seat on right side. Best clue is that you have to turn it off then back on to start. :) It's the one that shuts it off if you drop the bike. ;) Told you the memory is the first thing to go :lol:
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Re: it dies when I shake the handlebars

Postby fuzzydog » Thu Feb 12, 2015 9:57 am

Yeah after some research I found it's a bank angle sensor. Thanks

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Re: it dies when I shake the handlebars

Postby WingAdmin » Thu Feb 12, 2015 1:01 pm

fuzzydog wrote:Yeah after some research I found it's a bank angle sensor. Thanks


Definitely this. There was a recall on them for 1988 to 1993, because the fluid in them leaked out and caused them to trigger when they shouldn't. They should only ever trigger when the bike is laying on its side.

If it was done, an "X" was to have been marked on the right lower frame rail just above the pad on the rear brake lever to identify the bikes that had had the replacement. I would recommend taking a look there for the "X" and contacting your dealer for the recall by VIN if you don't find the "X". If not, they'll replace it for free. If it was done, you might be able to convince them to do it again, but in all likelihood you'll have to replace it yourself. The part number is 35160-MAF-003, and it's about $100:

http://partsfinder.onlinemicrofiche.com ... GINE-GUARD

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Re: it dies when I shake the handlebars

Postby seelyark1 » Thu Feb 12, 2015 1:07 pm

Couldn't think of the name of that to save my butt :lol:


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