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Christopher, Motorcycle Mechanic
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Experience:  20 yrs. experience as motorcycle, dirt bike, ATV, UTV and watercraft technician.
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Just bought a Kawasaki eliminator that was running fine

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Just bought a Kawasaki eliminator that was running fine yesterday but the key was broke off in the ignition so I cut it off in order to hot wire it and nowvit won't crank
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Christopher replied 1 year ago.

The ignition switch contains resistors the change the voltage in your bikes electrical system, "hot wiring" the bike will result in damage the expensive electrical components. You will need to either replace the switch assembly or remove it and take it into a locksmith who should be able to remove the key and make you a replacement.