No electricity after 40 minutes


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Orendanger
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No electricity after 40 minutes

Post by Orendanger » Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:05 am



Hello all, so I have a 1975 gl 1000 that rides around twice a week 100 km after about 40 minutes of ridding (medium to hard ridding) after a red light or a stop sign as I’m starting to move the bike dies no electricity all lights off engine off nothing I close the ignition and after 5-10 minutes I can start it again. Anyone know about this?



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Re: No electricity after 40 minutes

Post by virgilmobile » Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:03 am

The single most common problem is the 30 amp dogbone fuse behind the trap door of the starter solenoid being hairline cracked.
Unplug the 4 wire plug to gain access.
Either replace it with the spare that's in the door or bypass it with a waterproof 30 amp fuse holder and blade types fuse.Not the mini fuse,use the large one.
Do clean and secure the battery post connections while your there and inspect the 3 yellow wire plug for heat damage.

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Re: No electricity after 40 minutes

Post by DaveO430 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:53 pm

virgilmobile wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 7:03 am
The single most common problem is the 30 amp dogbone fuse behind the trap door of the starter solenoid being hairline cracked.
Unplug the 4 wire plug to gain access.
Either replace it with the spare that's in the door or bypass it with a waterproof 30 amp fuse holder and blade types fuse.Not the mini fuse,use the large one.
Do clean and secure the battery post connections while your there and inspect the 3 yellow wire plug for heat damage.
Early 1000s did not have that 4 wire plug on the solenoid, the main fuse is separate. Same principal on the main fuse though.

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