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Nothing electric work battery is good won't start

Battery is good nothing electric work no brakes no lights

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Check for broken earth between battery an body.

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I have found that checking for electrical problems at the plug is not always the best solution given that these fragile plugs that are in use now days are very faulty try going old school use a test light on the wires going into the plugs there may be a broken wire that only makes the connection some of the time hope this helps i am not a pro....

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Check for bad conecttions at the battery.

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