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Hi, Bill I would love to help you but the batteries in my crystal ball are dead and my mental telepathy headset is broken so sorry, 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 Jul 13, 2016


Hi, Rick 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.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have nice a day.
What to do When Your Motorcycle Won Start
Steps to Take When Your Motorcycle Won Start Dennis Kirk Powersports Blog
Troubleshooting No Start Honda Motorcycle
Why Motorcycle will not Start

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Power... | Answered on Jul 01, 2016


Hi, Derek sounds like your clutch is starting to slip for this scenario you will need your service/owners manual if you can't find the first and best tool you ever bought for your Honda, despair not, for a mere $0 you can download another one. For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have a nice day.
Clutch Adjustment GL1200
Goldwing Clutch Bleeding Tip
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Power... | Answered on Jun 20, 2016


Hi, Jimtesauro 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 starter button/switch.
6. Faulty kickstand or clutch pull in switch/sensor.
7. Security alarm needs a reset.
8. Starter control circuit, relay, or solenoid faulty.
9. Main fuse or circuit breaker may be blown or faulty.
10. Electric starter shaft pinion gear is not engaging or over-running starter clutch slipping.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below and for specific information or questions please feel free to contact me at xlch@mail.com. Good luck and have nice a day.
Harley Davidson Manuals Mark Workshop
http://www.stcharlesharleydavidson.com/OEMpartfinder.htm
Owner Manuals Harley Davidson USA
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Power... | Answered on Jun 09, 2016


Hi, Ben and the usual suspects are:
1. Fouled spark plugs.
2. Severely discharged or a damaged battery, should have 12.5 volts or better and be able to pass a load test if necessary.
3. 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. Loose connection at ignition coil or plug between ignition sensor and module.
5. Spark plug cables in bad condition, shorting / leaking, spark plug cable connections loose.
6. Faulty ignition coil or ignition / electronic module
7. Faulty CKP, CMP, or BAS sensor.
8. Faulty ignition switch.
9. Tilt sensor needs a reset.
10. Security alarm failing to disarm needs reset
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have a nice day.
How to diagnose no spark situation on motorcycle
TROUBLE SHOOTING
No spark on plugs or in coils
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Power... | Answered on Jun 09, 2016


Hi, Mac the BAS is not your problem you have a faulty battery in order to check out any main electrical system, you have to start with a fully charged battery 12.5 volts or better, and be able to pass a load test if necessary. "WARNING" never plug or unplug any electrical connector with the engine running !!!
1. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check 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.
2. Check the voltage drop at the battery when you hit the starter button, anything below 9 volts you might have a faulty battery.
3. Check voltage at the battery with the bike running at 3,600 RPM should be 14.3 to 14.7 volts. If you are not getting these numbers, you might have a faulty voltage regulator.
4. Make sure voltage regulator is "GROUNDED" and functioning properly, watch the video below on how to test a voltage regulator.
5. Unplug the connector to the alternator and hook your multimeter leads to the alternator (pin/socket selection does not matter) set the multimeter to AC volts, at an idle the multimeter should read 16 to 20 volts AC. at 2,000 RPM 32 to 40 AC volts, 3,000 RPM 48 to 60 AC volts. If you are not getting these numbers, you may have a faulty rotor, follow step 6
6. Set the multimeter to OHM'S, connect one lead to the alternator (any pin/socket) and the other to a ground, the multimeter should read infinity. Connect both leads to the alternator multimeter should read 0.1 to 0.2 OHM'S. If you are not getting these numbers, you have a bad stator.
7. Check all wiring in the charging circuit for worn or chaffed spots and all wiring connectors in the circuit for corroded, broken, or loose pins/sockets, which is the # 1 offender.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below and for specific information or questions please feel free to contact me at xlch@mail.com. Good luck and have a nice day.
Harley Sportster Charging System Testing tips
Harley Davidson Manuals Mark Workshop
http://www.stcharlesharleydavidson.com/OEMpartfinder.htm
Owner Manuals Harley Davidson USA
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Power... | Answered on Jun 09, 2016


Hi, Anonymous start by checking your instrument light fuse then the instrument wiring harness connector for corroded,broken, loose pins for this scenario you will need a service/owners manual if you can not find the first and best tool you ever bought for your Harley, despair not, for a mere $10 you can download another one. For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below, and for specific information or questions feel free to contact me at xlch@mail.com. Good luck and have a nice day.
No Tach Speedometer Horn Turn Signals or Brake Lights Harley Davidson...
Harley Davidson Manuals Mark Workshop
http://www.stcharlesharleydavidson.com/OEMpartfinder.htm
Owner Manuals Harley Davidson USA
Instant Tech Relief A must have !!! only $6 a month "CHEAP"

Power... | Answered on Jun 04, 2016


Joshua, starters drive may be sticking, remove starter and have checked out.
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Power... | Answered on Jun 02, 2016


Hi, Steve 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 starter button/switch.
6. Faulty kickstand or clutch pull in switch/sensor.
7. Security alarm needs a reset.
8. Starter control circuit, relay, or solenoid faulty.
9. Main fuse or circuit breaker may be blown or faulty.
10. Electric starter shaft pinion gear is not engaging or over-running starter clutch slipping.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have nice a day.
What to do When Your Motorcycle Won Start
Steps to Take When Your Motorcycle Won Start Dennis Kirk Powersports Blog
TROUBLE SHOOTING
troubleshoot motorcycle not starting

Btw, I’m available to help over the phone in case u need at https://www.6ya.com/expert/gregg_c0ec1df182c7330e


Power... | Answered on May 29, 2016


Hi, Stephen if your bike has been sitting idle for months or years and you did not do any pre-storage maintenance I feel your pain it will probably have a dead battery and not want to start or if it starts it will idle and run poorly, here are the following steps necessary to complete in order to get your bike back to an acceptable running condition.
1. If your battery was 2-3 years old when you last had the bike running you should replace it.
2. If you believe your battery might still be serviceable remove it from the bike and put it on a 1 or 2 amp trickle charger for 24 hours. If it is the old lead acid type with visible cells and acid levels fill each cell to the top line with distilled water and replace the caps, run the vent tube into a plastic or styrofoam cup, any cells that are cloudy/milky replace the battery.
3. After charging remove the leads and let the battery sit for a couple of hours then check the battery voltage with a volt meter, you should have 12.5 volts or better, any readings in the 11 volt range you need to do a proper load test on the battery and replace as necessary, any readings in the 10 volt range you have a dead cell and replace the battery.
4. Drain and flush fuel tank, google " how to clean a motorcycle gas tank" find a couple forums to view the different options available.
5. Remove your air cleaner and clean and re-oil per Mfg. specifications.
6. Remove the carburetor, disassemble and decontaminate with a carb dip or if you have EFI remove injectors and clean with carb spray and compressed air
7. Remove fuel valve and filter disassemble and clean as necessary, remove fuel lines and replace with new ones.
8. Replace spark plug with a new one and check for spark.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have a nice day.
Bike wont go over 3000 4000 rpms
http://www.r6-forum.com/forums/57-garage-mechanical-help/207210-r6-dies-4000-rpm.html
Misfire Chug on take off
http://www.r6messagenet.com/forums/pdf/99-02R6_Service_Manual.pdf

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Power... | Answered on May 29, 2016


Hi, Ani and the usual suspects are:
1. Severely drained or faulty battery.
2. Faulty regulator/rectifier or high output coil.
3. Faulty power valve, solenoid or installation.
4. Clogged air filter or exhaust.
5. Cracked or incorrect float level.
6. Float needle is not seating.
7. Faulty reed valve.
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02 GSXR 750 won rev past 8k
2002 750 wont rev past 8000
Wont rev past 10000 RPM
http://www.suzukigsxr.cz/docs/Suzuki_GSX-R_750_96-99.pdf

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Power... | Answered on May 22, 2016


Angela, if you know fuse and head light are good, then the relay (if it has one),switch, plug faulty, or wire damaged or not grounding. You can test all with a digital volt ohm meter or take it into a good Tech. and have them diagnose and estimate repair. Check the attached links,instruction and guides, Good luck
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How to Troubleshoot Motorcycle Headlight eHow
Things to check if headlight doesn work motorcycles
https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20080807084437AADgply

Power... | Answered on May 22, 2016


Is there a good battery installed? A battery functions as a voltage regulator. Without a battery, there is no voltage regulation and you can blow the light bulbs easily.

Power... | Answered on May 14, 2016


Hi, William I would love to help you but the batteries in my crystal ball are dead and my mental telepathy headset is broken sorry so 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.

Btw, I’m available to help over the phone in case u need at https://www.6ya.com/expert/gregg_c0ec1df182c7330e

Power... | Answered on May 10, 2016


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Power... | Answered on May 05, 2016


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Power... | Answered on May 05, 2016

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