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Jeff Policky
Jeff Policky, Motorcycle Mechanic
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Experience:  Yamaha Gold, Suzuki Gold, Honda Bronze, Polaris Bronze, BRP
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I got a 95 ultra classic,rode in the rain and shut it off.

Customer Question

hi,i got a 95 ultra classic,rode in the rain and shut it off. went to start it and no power to the 15 and 3 amp fuse above it nor to the two lower silver box type fuses behind headlight and no ignition to start or run. Might be ignition switch or module. Need input
JA: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?
Customer: no power to 4 fuses steady and no headlight,running lights nor accessory switch light. Got radio,signals,horn,can jump starter but no fire.
JA: Are you fixing your Classic yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: used a power probe to jump both legs of fuses,changed both relays,etc.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: that's it so far,died after 155,000 mi.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Steve replied 1 month ago.

is this the fuel injected Ultra, or the carbureted Ultra?

tell me everything you can.

Steve

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
GOt a 45 mm mikuni,this bike ran through hurricanes here in fl.. I think something got wet and back shorted the ignition switch,etc.
Expert:  Steve replied 1 month ago.

with the ignition switch in the ignition position and the run/stop switch in run, measure the voltage on the coil terminal with the white/black wire.

let me know what you find.

Steve

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Hi Steve,this is Tom with the 95 ultra,thanks for your help. I found my third hidden relay,changed it and got my ignition power back. Good to go.
Expert:  Steve replied 1 month ago.

let me know if you have other question.

Steve

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