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Bike won't start

Had my R1 on a trickle charge, walked into the garage and the indicators were all flashing, it appears as if the immobilizer is stuck in the on position as all electrics still work just the LED at the back of the bike is off hence it won't start.
2001 model R1 with a factory fitted system.
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The first i always check when a bike doing what your talking about is safety switchs side stand, clutch and neutral. If any are not working the bike won't start, lets say as example bike is in gear side stand is up clutch pulled in but the but won't start, if the clutch switch is broke or worn the the bike thinks that you want to start it in gear without the clutch and it won't even turn over. The other thing to check is you kill switch, sometimes you'll get dirt and it can hold moisture, cause rust

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