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Will not start

The starter button does nothing and none of the lights work despite new battery

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  • Mike Cahue
    Mike Cahue Apr 29, 2014

    my vulcan blinker lights work and horn...but no headlight and will not start at noise either...all fuses look to be okay as well...any suggestions



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Check the ignition key switch is working , might have to dismantle it and make sure its making connections where it should !

Posted on Mar 20, 2014

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  • Colten riggs
    Colten riggs Mar 20, 2014

    I just put a new ignition switch in because the key didn't come with it, everything looks good when I put it in.

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    paul Mar 20, 2014

    double check connections , earths etc ! use a multi metre to check feeds and connections!

  • Colten riggs
    Colten riggs Mar 20, 2014

    Will do!

  • roy jones
    roy jones Jul 08, 2014

    i only found a fuse that is at the battary


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Did you check the fuses? They have a bad habit of either get shaken loose or break the wires in the fusebox.

Posted on Apr 19, 2014


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SOURCE: Harley won't start ... starter not working

That clicking sound you are hearing may be a circuit breaker tripping indicating a short circuit somewhere. I think the starter circuit is powered by the ignition circuit. If you have a short circuit in your ignition system the breaker will trip killing power to your ignition, thus the engine dying, and preventing power for the starter circuit preventing the bike from being restarted.

On your bike, I believe there is a chrome coil cover over the coil on the left side of the bike. Check and see if this cover has come loose. I've seen them come loose and fall down on the coil connector on top of the coil shorting it out. If that ain't it, just keep looking, there's a short somewhere. Good Luck

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