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Offline Hoppy

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Starting problem.
« on: December 30, 2018, 01:46:21 PM »
Merry Christmas Everyone, No new bike in my stocking and the old 2013 model wont start.
2 weeks ago my engine management light came on for five mins then after a brief stop, it went off and bike worked fine for rest of day. Today the old girl just clicks when I turn key. I tried the dtc and it shows P1698.( 5v sensor supply circuit malfunction) But Im no wiser. Probably because Im thick. Any help would be greatly appreciated
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Re: Starting problem.
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2018, 05:02:32 PM »
Battery or battery connections first check

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Re: Starting problem.
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2018, 08:12:03 PM »
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A series of clicks sounds like a dead battery.

Charge the battery or give it a jump start.

Alternatively, you could pull the battery and atke it to an auto shop to have tested/charged.

If you're on your original battery, it's a safe bet that it has gone bad.
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Re: Starting problem.
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2018, 08:36:47 PM »
Thanks for your replies. Its just a single click when I depress the starter and I have always kept the bike on an optimiser charger which shows the battery has a full charge. Im certainly not discounting this though and will remove the battery for testing.
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Re: Starting problem.
« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2018, 10:32:21 PM »
Also, check for loose/corroded grounding terminals.
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Re: Starting problem.
« Reply #5 on: December 31, 2018, 12:42:57 AM »
*Originally Posted by Hoppy [+]
Thanks for your replies. Its just a single click when I depress the starter and I have always kept the bike on an optimiser charger which shows the battery has a full charge. Im certainly not discounting this though and will remove the battery for testing.
Thanks again

Its almost certainly the battery mate. Regardless if the charger shows its full it's what a load tester will show thats the main thing.

 


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