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Stuck Got the work shop manuals, helmet , bike cover, tank saddle bag, Spider web bungie. Great the engine wont run!! The previous owner said it just quit, And will not turn over,at the end of last season this spring he took a try at starting again nouck got a new battery still no good. When i looked at it I hit starter nothing! The PO has no mechanical skills his grand dad helped him put the new battery in. He called a shop and they quoted ther labor rate and that scared him so he decided to sell it !! I got all the extra stuff and the bike very clean Kaw green. For $550.00 Now lets get this baby fired up and running! where to start frist Guys? What do you think Ideas Suggestions

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First things first: Before you look at anything else on the bike to try to solve the problem, check to make sure all the fuses are good. It could be something as simple as a blown fuse, in which case you got yourself a hell of a deal. If all the fuses are good, check to make sure all the ground wires have a good clean connection.

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