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Engine will not start

Started perfectly and then rode approximately 5 km now will not restart. All electrics seem dead for the most part although lights come on briefly once or twice when trying the key.

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The first thing to check is the battery connections. Is one of them loose, or your ground cable loose? Then test the battery. Does it have about 13v on a multi-meter, and still show 13v while attempting to start? Next I would look for damaged wires, perhaps near the switch. Also check your kill switch.

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