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Assuming you connected the positive terminals and negative terminals together on the jump, there shouldn't have been any harm done to the bike's electrical system or battery. Take the battery to an auto parts store and have them test it. If the battery fails their test, replace the battery. Next, check the main fuse, usually on the same cable as the ...


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You have 4 things to check to start figuring your issue out. Check your TPS Pull codes Check fuses Check hot wire of the fuel pump with a multimeter Pulling Suzuki Fuel System Codes or Entering Dealer Mode on a post-2001 Suzuki Motorcycle You can put your bike into what is called 'dealer mode' to get data and information regarding what might be the issue ...


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The rubber seals that are staying on the inner fork tube after riding are called dust seals. They are one of two seals that are used to seal the fork slider onto the inner fork tube. The first seal you see, the dust seal, does not prevent the oil from leaking out. When you look into the the area where the dust seal would go you will see your oil seal. ...


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If you get no lights even with a new battery that is also jumpered to a another battery, then you know it is an electrical connection: bad ignition switch, ground, fuse, relay, or battery connection. Time to get the multimeter out and use it to deduce where your electrical circuit is open (broken).


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A few possible causes include: 1) A bad ignition switch. Maybe turning the key isn't actually activating the switch, so the bike is still effectively switched off. 2) A bad connection somewhere on the positive side. I would check between the battery and the first few relays and fuse boxes. A wiring diagram will help you trace the flow. Keep an eye out for ...


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The clutch cable needs lubrication from time to time Inside your clutch cable lubricants can become gummed up as well can run out of the cable over time depending on the type of lubrication you are using within the cable. If the cable has not been lubricated for 15,000 miles chances are that the lubrication has lost much of it's friction reduction ...


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If it turns over but doesn't start change the spark plugs if it's been sitting for a couple months


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