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I'm an idiot, need electrical help

So my dumb arse left the ignition key in the on position and drained the battery. I discovered this while in a rush (following what was continuing to be a horrible day) and decided an easy fix would just be to give the bike a jump.

Well the problem is In my haste I crossed the jumper cables on the bike and now I cannot get the bike to turn on. I had the battery tested and recharged (was told it was fine) and I checked the fuzes in the small fuze box next to the battery. Everything seems fine but the bike still will not turn on.

Does this mean I burnt out the ECU or some other major electrical component? Any help or advice would be huge.

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Check the main fuse that is hidden behind the plastic panel out on the left close to battery.
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i'll try that,I knew there had to be more fuses that what is located in that small pannel next to the battery.

to be honest I havnt had much time to mess with the bike since i've been working on the trucks AC. That being fixed I have my whole holiday to get the bike up and running

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So my dumb arse left the ignition key in the on position and drained the battery. I discovered this while in a rush (following what was continuing to be a horrible day) and decided an easy fix would just be to give the bike a jump.

Well the problem is In my haste I crossed the jumper cables on the bike and now I cannot get the bike to turn on. I had the battery tested and recharged (was told it was fine) and I checked the fuzes in the small fuze box next to the battery. Everything seems fine but the bike still will not turn on.

Does this mean I burnt out the ECU or some other major electrical component? Any help or advice would be huge.
Gee ... That's quite a comitement to admit ALL those back to back mistake ...

Sorry, coudn't resist

With my karma, it's going to happen to me in a little while ...

Hope you get your steed back on is feet !

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Check the:
1. 30A main fuse
2. 15A ECU fuse
3. 10A ignition fuse
4. ECU main relay

Check the service manual where they are. Hope the fuses protected the circuitry.

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Please realize that, on this forum, if you own a Versys you cannot be an idiot.

It is also a good idea to listen to Invader's ideas.

Good Luck.

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Please realize that, on this forum, if you own a Versys you cannot be an idiot.

It is also a good idea to listen to Invader's ideas.

Good Luck.

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