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Bike will not start no power

I have a 2003 roadstar yamaha and through the winter i did not start it i tried and the lights would work etc and the bike would try and turn over but would not start , i bought a new battery and put it on the bike now the buke has no power at all ? the lights wont work etc will do nothing when u turn on the key i have checked the fuses in the side pannel but they are all good is their other fuses like a master fuse some where? i dont understand it was fine before i got a new batery 5 tested 5t and 5ts a g66d batery

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  • dc-eakin May 11, 2010

    Was the new battery fully charged before you installed it in the bike? If you got it from Walmart or a similar place, it needed charging prior to installation.

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Maybe a master 20 or 30 amp on the positive wire from battery

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