Rmz 450 Kickstart Knocks Back Hard! (please Help)

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Hey, I have a 2009 Suzuki RMZ 450

Problem: It take alot of kicks to make it start but sometimes the kickstarter knocks back as if it preignited or something and my foot hurts like hell everytime that happens. It starts very easy on bump start but would be amazing if I could kick it normally.

What can I do?

Thanks in advance.
 
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how much gas are you giving it i had the same problem with the ke 175 im fixing but after i just learned now to hit the throttle when kicking it it helped alot. i went through 4 kickstart levers and had a lot of bruises before i learned. there is a couple other things that will do that though ,like the timing or the wiring being messed up
 
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When was the last time you checked the valve clearance?
 
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