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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-14-2015, 01:18 PM Thread Starter
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Mysteriously just dead

Went to start the bike last night and turned the key and it was 100% dead. The oil light in the head didn't even come on, no lights, etc. Battery tested good and I confirmed 12.5v at the main 30amp fuse. All fuses good. So I started diagnosing it but while doing that I moved the shifter back and forth a bit as well. Then I turned the key and all the lights came on fine! Hit the started and it started very strong and I sent for an hour long ride. Anyone see that before? I don't think there is any safety switch that would cause all the lights to not come on is there?

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ignition switch is culprit of many weirdo intermittant electrical problems.. clean the puck (search site for info)

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could also be loose connection on wire to the battery. this has happened to my at least 2 times this summer. I got tired of having to take the seat off and tighten the battery wires on the battery, so the last time I did it I but a lock washer on the damn thing. lol

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