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No start... No crank.... FRUSTRATED

Discussion in 'Help Wanted' started by prairiehorse, Nov 26, 2017.

  1. Hirter6Pack

    Hirter6Pack Not Quite A Guru

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    Ok all makes sense so far, but what makes the battery going dead?
    If something is arcing or shorting with 310 amps+ something is going to get hot or melt or smoke.
     
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    With key on you also shouldn't have a constant 12v on the green wire, until you hit the start button. With the RIP kit it's 0 until you push start.

    I'm a little confused about that. If you did your starter would always be engaging.

    Glad you got it up and running though.

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    Weird.... My update didn't post.....
    IT'S UP N RUNNING
    Turns out starter switch in the handlebar housing was only partially connected. Hence intermittent starting and assuming it would arc/short at high rpms when giggling around n shut bike off (start switch)...
    So frustrating stupid Lil thing.
    Ty all for your help n suggestions!
    Battery when running shows 13.9-14.1v charging as it's supposed to
     
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    Hmmmmm. I will double check (after a deserved drink) n check again....
    Just to make sure..... Pull green wire off (key on)... Volt meter leads hooked how? Black into green wire n other lead to + battery?
     
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    It posted, post #18
     
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    Worth a check again, but now it might make more sense if your hand control board was shorting out.

    But to check unplug green wire and put positive lead on the wire and ground on the battery ground with the key off and key on should be zero volts with the rip. Then try hitting the start button and you should then see the +12v just for as long as the button is pressed, once you let go of the start button should see the meter hit zero again.

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    Worked exactly as described as far as voltage on green wire..... Whew
     
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    Glad you're up and running.
    Check the battery terminals and make sure there tight.
     
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    Cool sounds like trouble was with a loose PCB then

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    Yup...... Something do lil caused so much grief n frustration
     
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    I´ve been there, same thing did happen to me last year.... I wish I had read your post earlier, I would have told you and save you all the fucking around!!!!

    :chopper:
     
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