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Marauder GZ125 98 - dead, no lights, no power, nothing.

My Bike cut out on me on the way to work, afterwards i was unable to get it started again, so pushed it home and got a lift into work. Come to check the bike the next morning to see what the issue is and when i turned it on, no neutral light or lights what so ever, looking like no electricity is getting to it. I have tested the battery, fuses and to short the fuse box to ensure the engine works and ticks over etc, all working fine. Cant seem to find the issue regarding the lights/neutral etc for the power to not be turning on, any idea'son the issue or a logical step by step to check before taking it to the garage? Thanks Alan

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    hunterdraygo Jun 20, 2013

    Turned out to be a blown wire leading from the battery to the front of the bike, was bent so it was difficult to find, ended up testing all wires.



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Hi, Anonymous if your headlight is not working, only one beam works, keeps burning out, blinking, or is dim the first thing you need to check is the headlight bulb for damaged filaments then check your light circuit fuse, then check your head light bulb socket ground wire for a clean tight connection, that being said the usual suspects are:
1. Faulty ground or power supply wire to headlight bulb socket.
2. Worn down solder contacts or loose fit of the bulb base in the socket due to vibration.
3. Worn, chaffed, or broken wires in the light circuit.
4. Corroded, broken, or loose pins/sockets in wire connectors.
5. Faulty hi/lo beam switch.
6. Faulty ignition switch.
7. Fuse is good but no continuity on both sides.
8. Faulty wiring between battery positive and headlight bulb socket.
9. Weak charging alternator/generator.
10. Faulty voltage regulator/rectifier ground or overcharging.
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