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Discussion in 'Ignition / Electronics / Batteries' started by Mr. Wright, Aug 21, 2017.

  1. Mr. Wright

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    Anyone have a manual for an 04 Chopper that can look this up for me.
    I went back and check out the Chopper again, it's to good of a deal to pass up. He called me this morning and said it fired right up, after charging all night. When I got there, I still couldn't get it started. When I turn the key on, the EHC lights up with the green and yellow lights, like it's suppose to. When I push the run button, this red light comes on, along with the red light on the ignition module. I need to know what the red light is indicating. I can't find it anywhere. I'm really thinking it needs fresh gas and the carb rebuilt, and it will run, but I don't know what that one red light is for.
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    You are a glutton for punishment aren't ya....
     
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    Hope this will help. 2005 Ridgeback. Looks like possibly the ignition light.
     

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    That's a different EHC, but that's what I'm thinking it is. Just want to make sure it's suppose to be on.
     
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    That's not an 04 EHC someone made the adapter to fit the 05, think it was a recall. That gold EHC was 2005 and two ports.

    04 only one for of lights and one connection.

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    Does the thunderheart module blink when it's cranking?

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    Maybe it would've been a good idea to take a trailer the first time since it was such a good deal.
     
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    Yea that's the only diagram I could find. The question I still need answered is, is that an ignition is activated light or a ignition has a fault light. The red light on the ignition module lights up when I push run, but goes out when cranking. But this can also be caused by the battery not being fully charged. He started it several times before I got there, and the battery was low when I tried. Had to put a charger on it.
    I really don't think I have a big problem here, just bad battery and maybe some bad gas. It fired right up the first time I started it, and it starts for him after charging all night. Just trying to get my ducks lined up once I go get it.
     
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    The man said it ran good and he had been riding it around. He was only 465 miles from me. Saw no reason for a trailer. If I had broke down on the way home, I had buddies on stand by, if I needed them to bring the trailer.
     
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    I'm with ya...i actually think it's just the battery.

    On the ignition module for the 04 it should blink when starter is engaged.

    I cant see in the 05 manual if that light is a fault light or power on, I'd assume it's the same in 2008 which clearly states it illuminates when run is pressed and should go out or blink when starting.

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    Figured as much, Thanks.
     
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    I did get some better pictures of it.
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    Shannon, you will have the puppy running in no time.
     
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    Well she's home and on the table. Stuck a new battery in her, and she fired right up. Rode down the road and back, and she died. Odiously sounded like fuel. Got a flash light and looked in the tank, and yes the liner is coming off in sheets.
    Guess I'll start polishing while I'm waiting on a liner kit and tires.
    My 03 Chopper is named Mi Amor, this one I believe is going to be Virago
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    Is that preset obvious when you looked at that liner. Or do you need to be looking for floating junk??


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    This was obvious, but alot or the time you have to pull the petcock, to see if there is junk on the screen.
     
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