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I’m having trouble with my ignition, does not turn some times 20 turns befor it works, then I went to shop I bought bike from 2 weeks ago , that told me to try pushing key up slightly then turn , yes it worked, but is it normal , or is the Key ignition on its way out , please help me on this if you can , THANKS GUY
 

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WELCOME aboard - and NO - it doesn't sound normal to ME. I have always just turned the key CW, then pressed the start button.
 

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As was said, I have owned a 07 and now a 2015, for me it is awkward as I have a tank bag in the way. Reach down and turn tbe key, it is possible your key is worn out, how hard is it to release the seat?
 

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I’m having trouble with my ignition, does not turn some times 20 turns befor it works, then I went to shop I bought bike from 2 weeks ago , that told me to try pushing key up slightly then turn , yes it worked, but is it normal , or is the Key ignition on its way out , please help me on this if you can , THANKS GUY
Tryed the other key is the same, the seat is ok to lock
 

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Unlocking the seat easily says the ignition is defective. Have you tried locking the steering? You need to push down and turn counterclockwise with the steering at full lock I don't use it but some do in high theft areas , if they want it they could pick it up and put it in a pickup.
 

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Put something like WD40 down the key hole and then put the key in and turn it back and forth. It might just be that the assembly is dry. Worth a try and the WD40 won't hurt anything. Just a squirt, you don't need much. I find that on my 08 Versys 650, when I want to remove the key I have to turn it a very small amount to the right. It seems to catch on the barrel. Other than that never had any problems.
 
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