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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 08-07-2005, 07:39 PM Thread Starter
 
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starter relay fuse

I pulled my gixxer out today first time in 6 weeks I'm suffering from a broke hand. It fired up right away so I let it warm up and was going to take it for a spin I put it in first gear and it cut off key on and no power. I checked all the fuses and they were fine so I removed a couple more bolts on the fairings and came accross where the starter relay is and there is a plug inside of this plug there is a 30amp fuse it was blown so I changed it and still went for a 5-10 min ride all was good. So later I went to meet my wife for lunch when we were leaving everything cut off no power it was the same fuse. so luckly my wife was there with extra fuses in her car so I changed it. On the way home we got about 6 miles and all power cut off the same fuse anyways this happened 3 times. Can this be the relay causing this. any clues from the experts. I know some one will ask so it is a 94 gsxr 750.thanks flipmo
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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 08-07-2005, 07:54 PM
 
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hmm something is shorting out....that is attached to the starter electrical system. Check all your wireing from the brain out. Also your bike probably is wired for you to hold in the clutch while you start it right?? Check the wires going up to your clutch lever, I have mine bypassed with a jumper. Also check your kickstand kill switch if yours has this also.
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I checked my wiring diagram and this wir that goes to this fuse branches off at two places the alternator and the ignition switch. I was thinking that it might be the relay getting to hot and tripping the fuse or a short.
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post #4 of 12 (permalink) Old 08-07-2005, 08:02 PM
 
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Just a thought but is your starter switch going bad. I meen is it sticking in the "start" position. And eveytime you clutch to shift or clutch to stop the starter is engaging but you cant tell because the motor is running. Once you put it in gear and let out the clutch it will stop but every time you would shift or stop it would try to start again. Anyhow it is a short of some kind that you need to find. Thirty amp will catch fire.
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I checked my wiring diagram and this wir that goes to this fuse branches off at two places the alternator and the ignition switch. I was thinking that it might be the relay getting to hot and tripping the fuse or a short.
Your alternater could be putting out too many volts...but I doubt it..if you can put a meter on it..you should be getting about 12 or 13 volts somewhere in that range. I am leaning more towards your ignition switch tho.
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Defiantly a bad wire some were. A relay will act like a fuse and cut out (its nothing more than a automatic switch) Like Earlzach already stated, Is the starter staying engaged when the bike is in neutral or the clutch is pulled in.
Or do you have any safety switches bypassed like the clutch or kickstand? If so, you may have a problem in the bypass.

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Defiantly a bad wire some were. A relay will act like a fuse and cut out (its nothing more than a automatic switch) Like Earlzach already stated, Is the starter staying engaged when the bike is in neutral or the clutch is pulled in.
Or do you have any safety switches bypassed like the clutch or kickstand? If so, you may have a problem in the bypass.
a relay is made up of coil and springs...the relay could be bad which is VERY possible.
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a relay is made up of coil and springs...the relay could be bad which is VERY possible.
They either work, don't work at all or stay on all the time. By its self, it shouldn't blow a fuse. If its staying on all the time, the heat from the constant power current could blow a fuse.

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They either work, don't work at all or stay on all the time. By its self, it shouldn't blow a fuse. If its staying on all the time, the heat from the constant power current could blow a fuse.
thats true.
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I removed my fairings and the tank and followed the wire that was going to this fuse and it runs to another harness and from this harness it go's directly to the ignition. There are six wires in this harness and this one is the only one carring ppower. Any clues let me know
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I removed my fairings and the tank and followed the wire that was going to this fuse and it runs to another harness and from this harness it go's directly to the ignition. There are six wires in this harness and this one is the only one carring ppower. Any clues let me know
your ignition switch is bad most likely.
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If that is the case...don't bother trying to bypass it cause it won't work that way either!




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