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Ignition switch My bike started fine in the morning. When I left work to go home though, there was no power and no lights were working and the horn didn't work either. I jiggled the key and got power back and made it home. The next morning when I tried to start it, the same thing happened. The only difference is that I couldn't get the power back at all and now the key comes out while in the run position.

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Worn ignition barrel, or maybe the key is worn. Do you have a 2nd key try that 1. Maybe the key you are using has a slight bend in it.

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Sort of sounds like a Twilight Zone kind of problem doesn't it. I would have the battery checked for an internal dead short. This is something that happens on odd occasions and can happen even to a new battery. Yea, the little lights will work ( they do not draw much juice ), but the starter motor draws a lot of juice and a shorted battery just ain't got it. Also check the wiring harness connections. One loose connection can cause bunches of trouble.

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look under the seat and along the side panels for wear signs on the cable loom , Sounds like something important has grounded itself to the frame , hence the battery discharging and loss of ignition ,

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When you reassembled the bike did you pinch any of the wiring harnesses? Trace the wiring through the bike and make sure everything has a solid connection between their respective power sources and activation switches. Alot of time bikes run wiring under the gas tanks so you need to make sure that you didnt cut anything when pputting it back on (if you removed the tank)

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Sounds like a detached connector or a blow fuse. First open your user manual, locate the fuse holder and dbl check the fuse... You have two circuits, the On circuits, and the accessoiry (wich are not essential) seems that you lose the accessory...

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SOURCE: lights, turn signals, horn don't work

Look for a bad ground connection inside the headlight shell (or possibly elsewhere). The other thing that all of the items you mention that are working intermittently have in common is the ignition switch. With the switch 'on', check for battery voltage at the fuses for the headlight, turn signals, horn, etc. No voltage at the fuses likely means a bad ignition switch.

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