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Old 19th March 2007
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hello, this morning i went to start my 88 900 spg and got nothing all i got wa a face full of dash lights ie. oil batt light etc. its not turn over or anything i lloked at the fuses but am not sure which one is the starter fuse. please help! thanks~
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If all you got was a click, I'd suspect a dead battery or poor battery ground.
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um not even sure i heard a click but yeah it didnt do anything. i checked all the fuses the only one being out was the fog lamp fuse replaced it anyway. i will put the batt on the charger. thanks for your help!
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hooked the batt up to the charger and it read 10v. im not sure if that qualifies it as dead? i put it on the charger anyway. what is the battery ground connected to?
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Should read at least 13v I believe.
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hooked the batt up to the charger and it read 10v
- not dead - but not exactly dancing - once you get it started check the charge coming out of the alternator - check your grounds - and (if they all check out OK) try to figure out what you left on last night ....
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hahaha no its not dancing haha k i will check those thanks!!
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