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My kawasaki zzr250 won't start. when turn on the key, no light on meter. new battery

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initially, have you checked the main fuse inside the starter relay? To locate the starter relay, follow the cable from the battery's + terminal.

Good luck and thank you for asking FixYa.

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When i turn my key on nothing happens on the dash no neutral light, bought brand new battery and checked all the fuses in the junction box and the main fuse still nothing working when turn key on


Both cables firmly connected? Good ground? Cables connected properly (+ to start solenoid, - to the frame?) Is there power at the battery? You measured the battery with a Volt/Ohm meter? What about the solenoid? Have power on the battery side?

Couple things for you to check. Currently, the website is not notifying we volunteer question catchers of comments posted to questions ... so, if none of this works, please reformulate your quesiton with the latest information and repost.

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initial check is to remove the spark plug after giving it a try to start:
  • if the plugs are wet with fuel, then the carbs are OK, if not then it would most likely be a fuel delivery issue to the combustion chamber;
  • connect the sparkplugs back to their wires and lay it against any metal part;
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  • no spark, then an electrical issue;
  • good spark, then back to fuel issue.
Postback results of above initial tests.

Good luck and thank you for asking FixYa.

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