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2007 650 vstar custom 21,200 miles today is the 3 time

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2007 650 vstar custom 21,200 miles today is the 3 time engine cut out at 50-60 mph and would not start. waited one hour turned key on heard a ticking sound for maybe 5 seconds hit start button engine started.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Louie replied 5 months ago.

Hi and welcome to JustAnswer,

Thank you for the question and your patience. Should you still need assistance for information purposes only...

Initially, it would appear to either be a fuel delivery issue or an electrical/ignition concern. Proposed tries (if have not been done) should symptom reappear:

  • • exercise clutch lever and re-start with the lever pulled in;
  • • check/clean/bypass the side stand switch;
  • • exercise the engine stop switch.

All others would require the use of a volt/multi-meter.