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'98 goldwing se , dash will not light up. heard a pop when tried to start. battery good but no power.

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  • craig2051 Mar 14, 2011

    Thanks for your help. I'll get on this solution and get back to you. Thanks again.

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Hi.

If there is no power to the dash, then the pop was probably a short. Check if there is power to the ignition. You need to find out where the short interrupted contacts using a volt meter. Start ensuring that battery is OK, then check fuses and relay. When a good relay is on it will show volts on two of its contacts. A relay can also be tested by swapping/replacing it with a relay of same kind.Check if there is power to fuse plate and to ignition

Here the service manual ( in English): Download.

See sections 16-4-19 and 20. Pay particular attention to page 4-46, check the connections to electronic control module as shown in sec.4-46.

The manual is massive, it is better if you print the relevant sections and wiring diagrams to do the job.

Regards.

Ginko.

Posted on Mar 14, 2011

  • Ginko
    Ginko Mar 14, 2011

    Hi.

    You are welcome.

    All the best.

    Ginko.

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