Help - she does not start anymore (stranded..)

Les Johnson jjohnsonlta at
Thu Apr 7 09:28:56 PDT 2011

    I had similar thing happen and it was the battery. It was only
year old and showed full 12 volts plus and it would not turn engine
over or even light dash lights after I heard that CLACK sound. I would
try a new battery first if it was me.

  Les J

On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 7:23 AM, Alexander Finger
<af at> wrote:
> Guys,
> I took the bike to go to my (still) office yesterday and parked her in
> the underground. Today I wanted to take off again - key into the right
> position, all lights up. I hit the starter, there's a CLACK and then
> all lights OUT. Key left right, after a few minutes and some twisting,
> the lights go on again, I hit the starter - again CLACK and darkness.
> The battery is fresh and full, the fuses are ok. When I put the key
> into the drive position, all lights stay out (even the clock is off).
> If I move it to any other position, the clock has power.
> My _guess_ is that the starter relais is screwed (which is as well my
> hope as I have a spare one) but: Am I right?
> I'll take the train to go home today and have my wife pick me up..and
> before towing the bike home I'd like to try to get her moving again.
> cheers
> Alex
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