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I thinki foundthe shorted clutch wire
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I think i found the shorted clutch wire
SO - Did that resolve the starting issue???


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Yes!!!!! Thanks 100x million!!! I undid the switch side connector, took the wires out from the handlebar. Soldered the shorted wire back together as well as some other damaged ones. (I think I follow a correct prodcedure wasn’t just Willy Nilly) wrapped the lot in Self fusing tape and put it back into the handlebar. Now she RUNSSSS!!! First ride in a month yesterday was so amazing. Thanks again so much!!!
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Good - Great to hear it's working...

That's what this forum is about - getting riders back in the wind...

Hopefully you learned something about electricals & troubleshooting along the (circuitous) way...

Enjoy...

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Did you check your connectors and all switches on your handlebars after wiring them internally?
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I did not check my switches and connectors after wiring, not with a multimeter.
In the end (upon review), this prevailed as the path to the problem/solution. We got there using a less direct path, confirming operation of other parts of the system.

I hope 'J' verified/corrected any cut/shorted wire issue on the righthand handlebar as well. I'm glad he was able to get experience using his meter along the way.

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Always learning, as always! I got too excited to ride and did not check the right side. Will be doing that now asap!!!
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