Derbi Senda 50 Problems, Help

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Derbi Senda 50 Problems, Help

Post by harrisoncoleman1 » Fri Oct 11, 2019 7:17 pm

So I was just enjoying riding, then my bike just cut off and put me to a stop on the side of a main road.
Since that happened my kick start stopped working, I have to bump it on every time I want to ride and
my bike just doesn't idle if its not being revved the engine will just turn off every time no matter the temp.
I was just wondering if anyone knew the common problems with these symptoms and a fix? What part it
needs if any? Or is there a wire that's come out or something.
I really don't know much about bikes as only just got into them.
I'm hoping someone has an idea of what it could be would help me out alot.
Thanks

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Re: Derbi Senda 50 Problems, Help

Post by Bender » Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:03 pm

Welcome, no idea of your issue sorry.


Does the battery have and hold a charge, if it's not charging it will struggle to idle and start.

You need to be methodical, check power, check switches and wiring etc.
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Re: Derbi Senda 50 Problems, Help

Post by fastbob » Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:18 pm

Start with basics like battery leads , connectors , earth leads , HT leads , side stand switch etc etc . If you can't find anything electrical that is causing the problem then turn your attention to the fuel system . As previously mentioned , be methodical even to the extent of writing notes . Remember , the bike was working then ONE thing changed . Find this thing and change it back . Resist the temptation to fiddle with things to see what happens because you may end up masking the real fault .

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