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New Battery but Bike Wont Turn on!!!

Discussion in 'Technical' started by Jeffrey Leatherwood, Jun 9, 2018.

  1. Hirter6Pack

    Hirter6Pack Not Quite A Guru
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    Looks like you've been doing some studying.
    Time to start stabbing some wires with a small needle or pin and your Volt ohm meter looking at inputs and outputs.
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    Jeffrey did you try bypassing your controller yet, that's gonna tell you if it's bad, I believe if you run power directly from the battery to the ignition, then use a jumper wire from the battery to the starter it should fire up, before you do all that check the starter to see if you have a slam button on it, it would be on the end of your solenoid, if you do then you won't need to use the jumper wire, remember before you jump it unplug the green wire from the starter so if your controller is good you don't burn it up, hope that helps.
     
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    I am stumped, are you getting power from the ignition module?
    Longshot but also check the headlight harness, they have been known to melt and could be grounding it out.


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    I went through this whole headache and in the end I just bit the bullet and installed D O C's ESC, it comes with the harness and the headlight harness as well, also has very detailed instructions and unbelievably good customer service, my bike has been headache free for 3 yrs now and I couldn't be happier, before the installation I was not sure of my bike and wouldn't ride far because of it, now no worries at all, Jeffrey even if it's not your controller and it's a short somewhere in the harness, it will be almost impossible to find, then after all that bullshit you will probably end up doing it anyway, take my advice, just do it even though some people will say not to, trust me you'll be one happy camper if you do! Call Jeff at dead one customs and you'll be convinced.
     
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    I am another enthusiastic fan of D O C's EHC. I recall that in your case, you will be dealing with a system that has already been modified with the WP.
    I know many here have Axel's unit and are pleased with it, but I would think in your case, immediate customer support would be important if you encounter issues with the install. You'll not find a smarter or more dedicated product support person than Jeff Moore. As cdogg just said, you wanna install a new EHC, call Jeff. The product is superior, instructions flawless, and the procedures are easily followed. Not at all familiar with what has to happen to replace a WP, but bet your ass Jeff does.
     
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    I used to have the wp, the install is as easy as throwing the wp in the trash. Drilling one mounting hole for the unit and routing the wiring through the backbone. Took about an hour to install. Quality product
     
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    I was having lots of electrical problems with my 06 K9. I’ve always kept it on a battery tender. I took it off the tinder for good, and have had zero issues since. I also unplugged the battery for about ten minutes to reset the computer. Just keep unplugging and replugging the battery until it works properly, and don’t put it back on the tinder.
     
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    No need to replace modules or any of that. Just don’t put it on a battery tinder. Reset the computer by unplugging the battery for 10 mins. At a time until you get it to work right, then just never put it on a tinder. Problem solved.
     
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    :agree::agree::agree:...my ESC has made my dog 100% reliable...:old2:
     
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    Tender has nothing to do with ehc issues. If your still running the original ehc a tender is 100% necessary as the ehc draws constant power,,,,,
    By the way here's something to check out
    http://www.bigdogbiker.com/forums/introductions.2/
     
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    image.jpg Battery tender is the issue, and it isn’t necessary at all, luckily I was smart enough to give mine away months ago and not look back. I ride almost everyday though. The best way to go is if you do use a tender, unhook all cables from the battery, and just use the tender by itself. EHC problems completely solved. No funny stuff at all. The headlamp harness is a good point as well. They can melt and short. But, You only need a tender if your bike sits for weeks at a time without being ridden. Other than that get rid of it and you will have no problems from the EHC.
     
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    I bought Dead Ones EHC but it’s been like 105 degrees with 90percent humidity which is way way too hot to work on the bike. First rainy day should cool off enough to put the new harness on!
     
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    I disagree on the tender and can’t guarantee your original ehh will never give you troubles
     
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    Check THIS out. :oldthumbsup:
     
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    What do I know but it is questionable to be overly certain the problem and solution is always the same in every case ...


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