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Jeff Policky
Jeff Policky, Motorcycle Mechanic
Category: Motorcycle
Satisfied Customers: 2425
Experience:  Yamaha Gold, Suzuki Gold, Honda Bronze, Polaris Bronze, BRP
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No crank start, 12.5 didnot try lights, 2005 flhri, cleaning

Customer Question

no crank start
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: 12.5 didnot try lights
JA: What is the model/year of your motorcycle?
Customer: 2005 flhri
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: cleaning connections,rotary sw showed corriosn.
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: i mretired cat tech.new to scooter work.. my bike cann t afford to pay someone else to wrench for me.not sadisfied with local hd st
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
no head light.
Expert:  Steve replied 3 months ago.

measure the battery voltage under the following conditions:

- ignition OFF.

- ignition ON.

- with the start button depressed.

let me know what you find.

Steve