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No power i have a 1979 honda cx500 street bike. i only have power to my radio and no where else. could this be just a short or somting else?

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I guess you have to check the wiring starting from the battery to the fuse box right to the ignition switch , sometimes wires snap at around the steering column and due to the age of yr bike porbabley some wires may have snapped around there at the lower triple tree.
Hope this helps.

Posted on May 22, 2009

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