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Offline Fox

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Zero electrical power
« on: Yesterday at 03:42:51 pm »
So in the process of trying to resurrect this 09 concours I hooked up a known new battery and get zero power. Not even a spark when connecting the positive cable. Checked the fuse at the relay and it looks good. Any other obvious places to look before I break out the electrical diagram. And a multimeter in a a few days?

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Re: Zero electrical power
« Reply #1 on: Yesterday at 04:57:15 pm »
Yupp. Go to the other end of the negative/ground cable and look for corrosion.

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Re: Zero electrical power
« Reply #2 on: Yesterday at 05:15:25 pm »
Looks good? Or it tested good?

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Re: Zero electrical power
« Reply #3 on: Yesterday at 05:18:38 pm »
 " Not even a spark when I hook up the positive cable"
 You NEVER NEVER want a spark when hooking up the positive cable, especially on computerized vehicles. The ground wire is the first off, last on! Transistors do not like the high amplitude hit from that spark where as the battery will absorb it when on the ground side.

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Re: Zero electrical power
« Reply #4 on: Yesterday at 10:29:57 pm »
I don't recall much sparking when I replaced the battery in my 09. I also have the red flashing dash light turned off.
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Re: Zero electrical power
« Reply #5 on: Today at 12:46:09 am »
I don't recall much sparking when I replaced the battery in my 09. I also have the red flashing dash light turned off.

In fear of getting the  obligatory "Read the Phaaaqing Manual".....How do you turn off the flashing red dash light?

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