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2001 LEM LX2 - Kickstart issue

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I just got this bike, and I cant get the kickstart to budge. The motor is not seized, however this is the first kickstart bike ive worked on. Im looking for thouhts on what could be wrong, and also diagrams or pictures on how the kickstart works. I've already pulled the cover from that side, and everything looks to be in good shape.

Thanks in advance for your help.

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I May be overstating the obvious, but they kick forward on the franco morini motors. How do you know it isnt seized if you can't kick it.

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Will the engine turn over if you take the spark plug out put it in gear and push it

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Cschris, yes the engine turns over. I took the kickstart apart and found that the spring on the small gear (the one that moves to engage the motor) was slipping out of place and had gotten jammed, I bent it slightly, put it all back together and it seems to be working now. I've also already pulled the carb and cleaned it. Next step is new fuel and spark plug, then hopefully it'll kick over.

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