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Rode my motorcycle about 50 miles. Stopped for about 15 - 20 minutes, but didn't turn the key all the way off. Now it won't start. Headlight is bright, but no engine light, neutral light are on. Won't start (not even a click). Got a jump from a car (had the car turned off) and it still wouldn't respond. Is it most likely just a dead battery? battery is only 2 to 3 years old.

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Doesn't sound like it with bright headlamp. what about your kill switch? my kill switch wire broke while riding, did same thing.

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