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What make and model is your bike and do you mean where is the main fuse located ?

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Look at label of marking on breaker box.
Square D would have D with a square.
Take one of the individual circuit breakers to local box store and see which brand breaker matches.
Or take circuit breaker to electric supply house and see who sells that main.
Not all mains are available.
And if main was getting hot, it might have damaged the busbar so whole panel needs to be replaced.
http://waterheatertimer.org/See-inside-main-breaker-box.html
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-replace-circuit-breaker.html

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When checking outside light the timer is going to, the multimeter reads 120v but the lights will not turn on. There are also outside outlets on the same circuit and they are reading 105v but cannot run...


Turn off power between each action listed below.

Is dial rotating and keeping time on timer?
This will tell you if 120V is arriving and working at timer.
Cut ground wire and check circuit again.
This can narrow down ground fault problem.
Disconnect wires from timer and connect wires direct to outdoor lights.
This will tell you if timer is suspect.

List all things on same circuit breaker, and test each to find which are working.
Each electrical box is connected to next box and to next box back to circuit breaker.
Open each box and check for loose wires, signs of burning.
This will narrow down location of problem.

When working in main breaker box, the wires on main breaker have power at all times, even when main breaker is turned off. This is true unless meter is pulled. Always stand on dry boards and never lean into or touch anything else when working in main box. Do not hold screwdriver between teeth.
Tape tester leads to wood sticks to keep hands away from voltage.
Test voltage at circuit breaker. Make sure neutral and ground are attached tight on busbar. Make sure black wire is attached tight to breaker. Move black wire to another same-size circuit breaker. Disconnect ground wire and test circuit again to check if ground fault is causing problem.

Resources and illustrations.
http://waterheatertimer.org/See-inside-main-breaker-box.html
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My 200 amp braeker(main is tripped and wont reset. What should the incoming voltage be???


Don't mess with main breaker if you're not qualified.
Wires on main breaker are Hot even when main is turned off.
The only way to turn off main is to pull meter.

1) There are 2 Hot wires that connect to main breaker.
Each wire is 120Volts, and each 120V line is 'out of phase' with the other.
Two out of phase 120V lines create 240Volt circuit when they are wired together.
Read more on links below.
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2) It sounds like your main breaker needs to be replaced, unless total of all circuits exceeds 160 amp. Turn off small circuit breakers and try main breaker again. If main resets, then turn small circuits back on one by one. Your main may still be bad.
http://waterheatertimer.org/How-to-replace-main-circuit-breaker.html

3) Here are more links that explain electric wiring.
http://waterheatertimer.org/B220C.html
http://waterheatertimer.org/See-inside-main-breaker-box.html

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