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TIMOTO, Motorcycle Mechanic
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Experience:  Honda registered technician, silver level award, former Kawasaki/Suzuki tech, 40+ years exp.
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I have just purchased a used 2008 Honda Rebel 250. It shuts

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I have just purchased a used 2008 Honda Rebel 250. It shuts down as soon as I put it into gear with the clutch still depressed, any idea what to check for?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
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Expert:  TIMOTO replied 6 months ago.

The most likely source of the problem is a defective side stand switch.

Expert:  TIMOTO replied 6 months ago.

It is part #2 on this diagram:

http://fiche.worldofpowersports.com/wps/showmodel.asp?Type=13&make=hondamc&a=821&b=49&c=0&d=-FOOT-RESTS

If you do not have a local Honda dealer you can order the part online from World of Powersports that provided the diagram.