Battery shorted bike out won't start - Honda Motorcycles - FireBlades.org
Honda Cruisers Discussion of the Honda Rebel, Honda Shadow, and Honda VTX Motorcycles.

User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 1 Old 10-05-2011, 6:16 PM Thread Starter
 
Join Date: 10-05-2011
Location: Southern Cal
Posts: 5
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Reputation Power: 0
 
Battery shorted bike out won't start

My case is similar to "fried battery". I had a dead battery so I jumped my bike with a car battery (engine not running). I did hook my cables up to alligator clips with 16 gauge wire that were attached to my bike's battery for trickle charge. So instead of my bike cranking over the alligator clip wire melted in one spot AND my battery melted. It was hot as heck and bubbling. The case warped into a wave pattern. I replaced the battery but when I turned the starter there was nothing. Completely dead including no headlight, no instrument panel lights. On inspection the fuses in the fuse box all looked complete and unbroken. Any advice on how and what to test is appreciated. I read that I can expect the regulator to be bad as well as something about a 30 amp fuse at the ignition but I don't know if my bike has that as that was a different model.
rocknrollr is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Lower Navigation
Go Back   Honda Motorcycles - FireBlades.org > Honda Motorcycle Models > Honda Cruisers

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Honda Motorcycles - FireBlades.org forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
A valid e-mail address is REQUIRED. You will not have access to any site features until you activate your account using the activation e-mail that is sent to this address.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
fully charged battery helps bike start easier? HondaJoe1 Tools / Garage / Paddock 4 11-04-2011 10:50 AM
Reversed Battery Polarity, Need Help Bike Won't Start Now!! 2007BruteForce Honda Naked Sportbikes 11 11-02-2011 1:08 AM
My CBR1000 RR WON'T START, w/new Battery.... 04cbr1000et General Discussion 14 10-14-2009 2:11 AM
01 F4i NEW BATTERY and wont start vbarczyk Honda CBR 600 2 08-01-2009 2:12 PM
Battery shorted, now display's dead! franc01 Honda FireBlade 2 06-24-2006 10:30 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome