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  1. won't start after running out of gas

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    Hi gang! my situation '07 1800R, 32k miles It's been sitting, on a level stand, for about a year while I was making repairs after being t-boned by a deer. I started it up a few times in the last week... no problem I THOUGHT I had enough gas to get me the mile to the gas station... I put in...
  2. 06 1300c no spark ? 25K mi.

    Maintenance & Accessory Log
    Bought my 06 VTX1300C new in 07. This is really the first problem I have had with it. I bought my first new battery last spring and never put a fuel additive or anything in it any winter. Come summer it always fired up. I took it to the gas station a month ago and put $2 worth of gas in it just...
  3. New Member 09' 1300T wont start after a year in garage

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Hey Guys, Happy Holidays. Unfortunately for me, I've got a 1300 T that I has been a garage for a year. I just recharged the battery (Which wasn't dead), but she wont turn over. I have the bike in neutral with the kickstand down (as I normally start it) and the choke pulled out. Mixed in 2...
  4. No Electricity on 2004 Honda VTX 1300c

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    I recently went to ride my bike and it was completely dead. Do power to anything. I replaced the battery and still no power. I was told to replace the main 30a fuse and still nothing. Next I was told to try to manually "bridge" the fuse where the to main cables run into the fuse (sorry im not...
  5. 05 VTX1300S Won't Start

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Newbie here, I have a 2005 VTX1300S that will crank but won't start. A couple of months ago a couple of wires broke on the p22 connector to the control module above the battery (those splices are still in good shape), but it seems like the same type of problem. This started after I changed the...
  6. 2004 VTX1300R won't start

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Driving home today and shut off bike. Went to restart and starter turned over but then failed. Now when i turn on key digital display is off and neutral light is dim. If i push in starter switch half way display comes on and neutral light gets brighter. Display then shuts off. As i push in all...
  7. Won't start; no headlight, no starter

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Hi all, Current situation Fully charged battery; Engine stop switch in Run position; Tranny in Neutral; turn ignition on; neutral indicator, temperature dummy light, oil pressure light, running lights (front light bar) all turn on; headlight does not turn on, starter does not activate when I...
  8. Possible fuel issue??

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Hey guys, filled up the other night and the next day, had problems starting my 1300S. Cranks but doesn't turn over like it's out of gas. Eventually, it started but had the same problem the next few times I tried it with a couple of hours/ beers inbetween. The petcock may have been in the...
  9. How do you clean the starter button

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Hey guys, doing some trouble shooting. Seems my starter button picks and chooses when it wants to work. I"ll press it and nothing, then press it again and it starts. I'm thinking I might need to clean and prep the starter button, like maybe its not getting a good connection. Can anyone tell...
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