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Bike won't start and head light won't come on

Honda shadow 2003 vlx. parked bike after riding went to ride again would not start and head light would not come on. everything else works fine.

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  • steve t May 11, 2010

    start switch could be bad or dirty!

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Not really a solution, but my 2000VLX started donig the same thing, after an hour or so or riding, except the lights DO turn on. When I finally get it started, Idles OK, but dies when given any throttle. Any ideas?

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Battery probably! did it push start? because if it did,,,, you should continue to ride it for awhile to recharge the battery.... that is if the voltage regulator is working o.k. check battery voltage, if its only 12v the regulator is probably going out.

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