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GS550L Electric Problem, Help

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Old 03-04-2013   #1
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My bike died on the way to work this morning. It felt like I was running out of gas and when I got to a stoplight it quit. The oil light was on. When I shifted to neutral the neutral like did not come on. When I tried to restart I got nothing, it did not crank or click. The oil light and headlight were on, but no response from the starter switch. I let the bike sit for a couple hours and now is completely dead as if it had no battery. I pulled all the fuses and they looked OK. Are there any other fuses than those in the box next to the battery? Any suggestions? Thanks
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How old is the battery? Charge fully and have it load tested. If it is over a couple of years old it could be bad. Battery connections clean and tight? Most automotive parts are happy to test for free. Visual inspection of a fuse is not adequate. Test fuse with ohm meter or change fuse. Visually check wiring to see if it has been overheated. Especially at the connections.
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