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2002 honda shadow 750 - won't start

It was running fine (hard starting - took several times- had to use the choke) - a "grinding" sort of sound while idling at a stop light; turned it off (w/ key) when I got home) - turned the key back on - NOTHING happens (lights don't come on or anything) - HELP! Just got it serviced 2 months ago; If I need to tow it to service station, who do I call?

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Sounds like you killed the starter relay. If it takes a lot to start a bike eventually the contacts can weld themselves "open" causing the starter to continue cranking which would explain the sound you heard at the red light.

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