Battery spark

Discussion in 'Electrical' started by kv69, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. kv69

    kv69 Member

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    Hooking up battery on my 2001 electra glide I get sparks. Put test light on neg terminal and neg post test light lite. I then checked all fuses light did not go out any suggestiions from there ?
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    You will get a spark when hooking the cable up. There is a small draw when first connection is made.
     
  3. kv69

    kv69 Member

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    Well this is a pretty strong spark and then it sounds like a relay or something is opening and closing.
     
  4. glider

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    Is the ignition switch on?
     
  5. kv69

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    No and the kill switch is off
     
  6. glider

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    Time to isolate the circuit that is drawing the power and see if it is normal. Try pulling a fuse at a time and see where the draw is coming from.
     
  7. kv69

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    Did that light stayed lite on I pulled one fuse at a time.

    Is there only one fuse box ?
     
  8. glider

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    Should be only one main fuse panel unless some inline fuses have been added. Unplug the voltage regulator and test it again.
     
  9. kv69

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    DId that light stayed lite for every fuse
     
  10. glider

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    Do you have a radio and/or a clock on this bike? That would light the light.