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Bike barely started but got to DC FROM Iowa,now won't start and now electric is gone. PUT key in and zip
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- Location: Shenandoah Valley of Virginia
- Motorcycle: 1985 GL1200A
1997 GL1500SE Lehman Trike
Blew fuse when shorted trying to jump solenoid where is main fuse
Look at starter solenoid towards rear end of bike just to rear of battery, there's a cover. Lift cover, there is where OEM dogbone fuse was. If old, they will crack and make intermitten contact across the break. The housing is plastic, the fuse metal, = different expansion / contraction rates with temps.
It is a 30 amp fuse, it can be replaced with oem ..... or a inline 10-12 gage wire fuse holder and two ring terminals.
I checked that, seems fine but will check again. Very strange. Accidently grounded battery and all dead, nothing when key is on.
OK hey Hey Hey. Thanks very very much. I checked the fuses again and you were right, small Crack all the way through. Cleaned up contacts and jumped and JOY will replace with 30A in line. Love this site.
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