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Kawasaki vulcan 800 classic will not start now

I went for a ride and ended up with a dead motorcycle, and tried to jump start the battery it would not start, i took the battery to get it tested and it was no good, so i replaced it. I bought a new battery, charged it, put it back in and nothing just a slight click that you can hardly hear. it did run before allright before battery gave out.. i did check fuses and they were allright. not sure what to do next.. please help

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  • Anonymous May 11, 2010

    With the new battery in the bike, do your lights and instrument cluster light up as they should? Can you push start okay with the new battery?

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Sometimes after trying to start a bike with a weak battery the starter solenoid gets damaged,or loose connections develop on the solenoid due to heat.It should be next to the battery.

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Take your new battery to get tested. sounds like it is no good as well

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SOURCE: CAM CHAIN ADJUSTMENT FOR 1999 KAWASAKI MOTORCYCLE

Your unit comes with automatic cam chain tensioners for each cylinder, sometimes they get stuck or just wear out, you can try taking it off and reinstall it, a lot of time thats all it takes. If the noise is still there then I would replace it, its just two bolts holding it on.

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