Electric fault finding-where to start

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Electric fault finding-where to start

Post by aisgsimon » Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:36 pm

So i bought my first multi meter to try and assess my the loving bike wont do anything with the ignition on.

So far I have:
Cleaned terminals with sand paper
Checked battery voltage
Looks like I have continuity on all relevant ignition pins when on.
Tried a few grounds here and there

any other advice?

Im looking to check the starter solenoid next, im lead to believe a screwdriver is the appropriate tool for this bypass...

I'd have a few beers available for anyone who was passing by king street and could point me in some kind of direction with some advice since ive not the slightest clue about electrics (though the continuity beep is rather fun on the multimeter!) Trying to avoid taking it to a mechanic.//however this may be a last resort-in which case id be asking if anyone has a ramp i could borrow for a day...

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Re: Electric fault finding-where to start

Post by willian » Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:35 am

Robert Christison on Farcebook is a whizz on bike Electrics :2up

https://www.facebook.com/robert.christison.1

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Re: Electric fault finding-where to start

Post by haiax0 » Fri Jul 28, 2017 3:56 pm

That is handy to know. Does he do this as a business? or is it homers from a handy lad?

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Re: Electric fault finding-where to start

Post by Dave » Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:52 pm

willian wrote:
Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:35 am
Robert Christison on Farcebook is a whizz on bike Electrics :2up

https://www.facebook.com/robert.christison.1
But not so hot with kick starts

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Re: Electric fault finding-where to start

Post by willian » Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:54 pm

Haha, they were rafts :log

He's not a miracle worker :nono

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Re: Electric fault finding-where to start

Post by aisgsimon » Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:20 am

willian wrote:
Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:35 am
Robert Christison on Farcebook is a whizz on bike Electrics :2up

https://www.facebook.com/robert.christison.1
messaged :2up

thanks

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