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Tried starting bike it clicked then went completly dead is it the battery,whn i turn on the switch nothing happens

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A good possibility. Take the battery out of the bike and take it to an autoparts store. Ask them to load test the battery. They'll usually test it for no charge.

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Hi, David and the usual suspects are:
1. Ignition Switch not in the "ON" position.
2. Engine Run Switch in the "OFF" position.
3. Discharged battery, needs to be 12.5 volts or better and be able to pass a load test if necessary, check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
4. Bank angle sensor tripped and ignition/light key switch not cycled to the "OFF" position and then back to the "ON" position.
5. Faulty ignition switch.
6. Faulty starter button.
7. Faulty kickstand or clutch pull in switch/sensor.
8. Security alarm needs a reset.
9. Starter control circuit, relay, or solenoid faulty.
10. Main fuse or circuit breaker may be blown or faulty.
11. Electric starter shaft pinion gear is not engaging or over-running starter clutch slipping.
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It may be a faulty starter solenoid ( or magnetic starter switch, whichever your bike has). If it seems to start fine when cold, but not when warm, you'll need to locate where that switch/solenoid is ( on my Goldwing, it is mounted on the side of the battery box).
Follow the positive lead from the battery - it will go to the sol/switch.The switch will have 2 larger red wires - one from the battery and the other from the starter. When the bike won't start, you can try bypassing the switch by using 2 small flat bladed screwdrivers. Placing the tip of each screwdriver on the nut side of the switch ( not on the threads) with the key on, touch the shafts of the screwdriver together - you may need an assistant to hold the clutch handle in to complete the circuit. If it starts, you've found the problem. If not, you may have a faulty starter.
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I hooked up my working car battery to my bike to try and start the bike .. yes the bike battery is dead... ok i hold the clutch in, kick stand is up... my indicator lights are on... my headlights are...


Start by checking the starter button. It is a two function switch. It turns the headlight off and activates the solenoid. Try cleaning it , some disassembly may be required. If it is broken you may have to change the right switch assembly to fix the problem. Your dealing with some type of shorting or grounding in the switch, probably caused by corrosion from sitting in the weather outside.

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Put in new battery still no power. was riding and everything went dead. the bike is a 98 cbr 1100


Hi and welcome to the site,

Initially, have you checked the 30A main fuse? It would be inside the starter relay. To locate the starter relay, follow the cable from the battery's + terminal.

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NEED HELP! 2005 CBR won't start!?


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