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1Back to top Go down    K75C no electrics on Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:36 am

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A mate has a very tidy K75C which has developed an electrical fault. From what I can gather it was running† when he turned it off a week ago, but yesterday when he tried to start it there was no electrical power anywhere. We did check the fuses without any joy, including trying different ones just in case it was a dud fuse. I'm guessing a relay problem. If this is likely, which one would it be? Any other suggestions? The blokes a solicitor so no electrical knowledge at all, doesnt even own a multimeter.

    

2Back to top Go down    Re: K75C no electrics on Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:37 am

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@Rockman wrote:A mate has a very tidy K75C which has developed an electrical fault. From what I can gather it was running† when he turned it off a week ago, but yesterday when he tried to start it there was no electrical power anywhere. We did check the fuses without any joy, including trying different ones just in case it was a dud fuse. I'm guessing a relay problem. If this is likely, which one would it be? Any other suggestions? The blokes a solicitor so no electrical knowledge at all, doesnt even own a multimeter. Battery is good.

    

3Back to top Go down    Re: K75C no electrics on Mon Jan 08, 2018 1:54 am

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i would be guessing the ignition switch to start with
in fact go wiggling everything under tank ...a bit of cleaning under there might help as well


now just by chance he hasn't hit the kill switch on the handlebars has he ? 'wouldn't be the first time , and wont be the last that that happened


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4Back to top Go down    Re: K75C no electrics on Mon Jan 08, 2018 2:54 am

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@charlie99 wrote:now just by chance he hasn't hit the kill switch on the handlebars has he ? 'wouldn't be the first time , and wont be the last that that happened
So true!

Also check the ground strap from the battery to the transmission be sure it is clean, tight and in good condition then check the battery cable connections at the battery to be certain they're tight, too.


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5Back to top Go down    Re: K75C no electrics on Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:15 am

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Hello!

If there is no power at all !! itís the ignition switch, I had the same issue.

1.†I would be guessing the ignition switch to start with, Touch /move the Connection

2. clean/reconnecting the minus/ground†connection
Left side, at the gear box. Check the batterie cable


Cheers


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6Back to top Go down    Re: K75C no electrics on Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:21 am

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If no power anywhere then the ignition switch or the battery terminals/grounds. Is the clock working?

But its not unknown either for a battery to fail suddenly and do that too. Worth investigating alternatives before going at the ignition, do the easy tasks and cheap tasks first.


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7Back to top Go down    Re: K75C no electrics on Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:42 am

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@Chocolate wrote:Hello!

If there is no power at all !! itís the ignition switch, I had the same issue.

1.†I would be guessing the ignition switch to start with, Touch /move the Connection

2. clean/reconnecting the minus/ground†connection
Left side, at the gear box. Check the batterie cable


Cheers
†Is that off a pushbike axle Chocolate?.


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8Back to top Go down    Re: K75C no electrics on Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:13 am

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@Andrew2 wrote:
†Is that off a pushbike axle Chocolate?.

Yes Andrew, if the battery is low and the starter is sticking, itís a fast way to disconnect the power.
Itís for fixing a saddle to a bike.

Cheers


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9Back to top Go down    Re: K75C no electrics on Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:03 pm

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@Chocolate wrote:
@Andrew2 wrote:
†Is that off a pushbike axle Chocolate?.

Yes Andrew, if the battery is low and the starter is sticking, itís a fast way to disconnect the power.
Itís for fixing a saddle to a bike.

Cheers
†Great idea mate cheers


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