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Bike-Doc, Motorcycle Mechanic
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I turn on key and all lights work & brake lights and when I

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i turn on key and all lights work & brake lights and when I hit the start button nothing no click clunk nothing?New battery,new switches,new ignition switch.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Bike-Doc replied 1 year ago.

Hi Jeff
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I noticed that your question has not received a response yet and thought I would see if you still want the problem diagnosed.
I apologize for the delay and hope I can assist you with your question.

My info is somewhat limited on your model but as no one else has responded I will try to help you.

Do you still want help with this problem?

By new switches I guess you mean handlebar switches, correct?

Do you have a multi-meter?

Is there power at the starter solenoid ?

Sorry to have to ask what may seem like stupid questions, but it is obviously difficult diagnosing problems remotely, I cannot hear, see, touch or smell anything so I have only what a customer tells me to make a correct diagnosis.
Also I dont know how proficient a customer is or what they may have done already. So I need to ask stuff which may seem obvious or unrelated


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Expert:  Bike-Doc replied 1 year ago.

Let me guess then:-

Bad ground, loose battery connection, bad connection from start button to solenoid, bad solenoid?

If you havent checked these things already then then check them out & get back to me please, even if just to satisfy my curious mind

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