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Left my key in the ignition in the on position. Battery dead, Tried to charge by hooking up j cables to my car. Now no lights @ all

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  • geosk7 Sep 02, 2010

    that sounds good, thanks. I'll check that out.

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It's OK to jump your bike from your car battery as long as the car is not running.Both are twelve volt systems. However , if the car is running it might damage the bikes electrical system. It sounds like you may have just blown a fuse. Check the fuse box and keep your fingers crossed.

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  • geosk7 Sep 02, 2010

    I checked the only fuses that I know of (4 or 5 under the seat)
    and they all seem to be ok.

  • David Belcher
    David Belcher Sep 02, 2010

    Borrow a battery charger and put in a full charge. Have the battery load tested in case it has an internal break. Some bikes have a main fuse located on or near the starter solenoid. The main fuse kills power to the hole bike.

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