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Power... | Answered on Apr 23, 2016


under the seat i believe follow positive cable back large goes to solinoid and smaller one will go to a fuse when this is blown there is no power or starter

Power... | Answered on Apr 20, 2016


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Power... | Answered on Apr 20, 2016


What's the make, model and year?

It may be as simple as a low charge on the battery. If it has been sitting a while then the battery may have enough juice to power the lights and instruments, but it may not supply enough power to the starter which requires a lot of amperage. Most parts stores will test your battery for free.
I had a Yamaha Vstar Classic which has a starter clutch issue where the starter becomes jammed and requires pretty serious surgery to repair.

Power... | Answered on Apr 19, 2016


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Power... | Answered on Apr 19, 2016


Check all fuses and also the fuses in the engine compartment.

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Power... | Answered on Apr 19, 2016


Hi, Simon I would love to help you but I need the year, make, and model of your motorcycle please ask your question again and provide this information in the details box or comment section or edit your original question. Good luck and have a nice day.

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Power... | Answered on Apr 17, 2016


Jeff, Make sure battery is good and charged,check all fuses, I believe there will be a 30 amp that could be blown, other then that remove battery connections and clean, check ground connection to frame/engine also, quite common for bikes to have dirty or loose connection and loose all power.
Check the attached links forums,instruction and guides, last link is a good trouble shooting link.Good luck
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http://www.starbikeforums.com/forums/49-v-star/9371-good-battery-no-power-1100-v-star.html

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Power... | Answered on Apr 15, 2016


Hi, Leslie either your battery is dead, your main fuse is blown or you have a battery connection issue or you have a dead short which is usually the easiest to find. Using a test light connected to the hot side of the blown fuse holder, start probing the wire leaving the fuse holder about an inch away the test light should illuminate, keep probing towards the ignition switch until the test light no longer illuminates you are now very close to the short. Good luck and have a nice day.
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Power... | Answered on Apr 10, 2016


Hi, Dawn I would love to help you but I need the year, make, and model of your motorcycle please ask your question again and provide this information in the details box or comment section or edit your original question. Good luck and have a nice day.

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Power... | Answered on Apr 05, 2016


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Power... | Answered on Apr 04, 2016


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Power... | Answered on Mar 30, 2016


Hi, Richard and the usual suspects are:
1. Fuel tank empty.
2. Fuel supply valve/petcock turned off.
3. Fouled spark plugs.
4. Engine flooded as a result of overuse of the enricher.
5. Vacuum hose to the fuel supply valve/petcock disconnected, broken, cracked, or pinched.
6. Fuel valve/petcock or filter clogged.
7. Discharged battery, you need 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.
8. Loose or corroded wire connection at the coil, battery or plug between ignition sensor and module.
9. Spark plug cables in bad condition and shorting, cable connections loose, or connected to the wrong cylinders.
10. Ignition timing incorrect due to a faulty ignition coil, ignition module or sensors (MAP, CMP, CKP, O2 and/or BAS).
11. Faulty fuel pump fuse or relay.
11. Security alarm needs a reset.
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Power... | Answered on Mar 29, 2016


Hi, Madugba I would love to help you but I need the year, make, and model of your motorcycle please ask your question again and provide this information in the details box or comment section or edit your original question. Good luck and have a nice day.

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Power... | Answered on Mar 24, 2016


Hi, Charles and the usual suspects are:
1. Fouled spark plugs.
2. Discharged battery, 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.
3. Loose connection at ignition coil or plug between ignition sensor and module.
4. Spark plug cables in bad condition, shorting / leaking, spark plug cable connections loose.
5. Faulty ignition coil or ignition / electronic module
6. Failed CKP, CMP, or BAS sensor.
7. Faulty ignition switch.
8. Security alarm failing to disarm needs reset
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Power... | Answered on Mar 24, 2016


Could be the starter button itself or the kill switch.
Make sure the kill switch is in the run position, turn on the ignition and get everything ready to fire the engine up. Follow the black cable from the battery and locate your starter solenoid. There should be an in and out to it, the cable from your battery will be bolted to the in and right next to it is another cable bolted the same way to the out. Take a screwdriver and short across these 2 connection posts and it should fire up. If it starts, then I would suspect the starter button is at fault. If it doesn't then I would suspect the kill switch. When shorting across, only do it for a very short time and don't let the screwdriver touch the frame. This isn't the only way and it doesn't definitely mean that it is the cause, but it is a good indicator.

Power... | Answered on Mar 21, 2016


Hi, Anonymous the following applies to carbureted also fuel injected models and the usual suspects are:
1. Severely discharged or a damaged battery, 9 volts or lower.
2. Failed alternator/generator and or voltage regulator.
3. Loose or corroded battery terminals and or cables especially the "NEGATIVE" cable, look for loose, corroded, or broken connectors inside the cable harness at "BOTH" ends.
4. Failed main circuit breaker or ignition switch, check for loose connections and continuity.
5. Failed system and or ignition relay, check for continuity.
6. Failed ignition coil, ignition/electronic module.
7. Failed CKP, CPS, CMP, MAP, TPS, or BAS sensor, corroded, loose or broken wire connector pins/sockets.
8. Throttle cables and or idle speed improperly adjusted hot idle speed should be 950 RPM to 1000 RPM.
9. Air/fuel mixture ***** improperly adjusted.
10. Water or dirt in the fuel system, carburetor or filter.
11. Restricted, blocked or kinked fuel line.
12. Fuel tank empty.
13. Gas cap is not venting properly or fuel tank venting system blocked.
14. A failed fuel pump, pressure regulator and or fuel injectors.
15. Vacuum line from intake manifold to petcock broken, cracked, or not attached, carburetor vent line plugged.
16. Needle and seat stuck closed in the float bowl.
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Power... | Answered on Mar 19, 2016


Hi, Robert and the usual suspects are:
1. Ignition Switch not in the "ON" position.
2. Engine Run Switch in the "OFF" position.
3. Discharged battery, 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 starter button/switch.
6. Faulty jiffy stand or clutch pull in switch/sensor.
7. Security alarm needs a reset.
8. Starter control circuit, relay, or solenoid faulty.
9. Electric starter shaft pinion gear is not engaging or over-running starter clutch slipping.
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Power... | Answered on Mar 13, 2016


Hi, Paul I would love to help you but I need the year, make, and model of your motorcycle please ask your question again with this information in the details box. Good luck and have a nice day.

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Power... | Answered on Mar 07, 2016

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