Question about Honda VT 600 C Shadow Motorcycles
The lights would turn on before but battery wouldn't crank the bike. after i hooked the jumper cables up wrong, then nothing would happen when i turned the key. Could i have fried something? I've checked the main 30 amp fuse and all the 10 amp fuses in the fuse box and nothing was blown.
Sounds like the battery is pissed (if you are lucky) if not you may have blown a fuse, burned a cable, wreaked the cdi box or blown a few relays. Its not something that can be fixed by and diy mechanis unless he/she is an auto electrictian
Posted on Nov 29, 2012
You have probably killed the battery and all the electronics on the bike. Get the bike checked by a qualified bike technician/electrician.
Posted on Feb 12, 2012
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Posted on Jul 10, 2009
should be a main fuse that needs to be replaced. look at the fuses and find the one that is cooked.
also check the battery with a meter and see what voltage its reading. if reading only 10-10.5 volts DC, then you ruined a cell in the battery and needs to be replaced.
Posted on Mar 03, 2009
SOURCE: bike wont start , shorted out
they two comments above me are right, you have two sets of fuses on your bike. one set is either near your handle bars or under your seat. the other set is basicaly relays under the back left of your bike, there you will find one regular fuse next to the relays which is for your ignition and starter. I would check that fuse almost certain it poped.
Posted on Mar 17, 2009
You have either a starter relay or the solenoid is stuck. Since I don't know what make the starter is, that's about all I can tell you. Try putiing the bike in high gear and rolling it back and forth and turn the engine just a bit. Sometimes that "unsticks" a starter drive gear. Might work. Good Luck!
Posted on Nov 25, 2009
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