2009 GEAR UP Battery swapped out

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2009 GEAR UP Battery swapped out

Post by reimerdavid » Thu Aug 18, 2016 7:22 pm

Installed new battery in the 2009 Gear up and now the back left turn signal doesn't work. Bulb is good. The front left side flashes very fast. Any ideas

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Re: 2009 GEAR UP Battery swapped out

Post by Snakeoil » Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:43 pm

Bulb is burned out.
Plug got snagged during the battery change and is not making contact.
Worse, wire got snagged and damaged an you have an open circuit.
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Re: 2009 GEAR UP Battery swapped out

Post by vetsurginc » Fri Aug 19, 2016 4:30 pm

You can check with a new bulb, or a multimeter to see if you got juice at the socket. If zero, trace back. Check your grounds and connections at the light as well. I had a light go out when the contact strip (to hit the center contact point) sagged to the point of no good contact. Just rebent the strip and all was well. Look for corrosion as well.
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Re: 2009 GEAR UP Battery swapped out

Post by reimerdavid » Fri Aug 19, 2016 8:56 pm

Thanks for the ideas. I plan to trace the turn signal wire with a Tone Generator to try to find the break.

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Re: 2009 GEAR UP Battery swapped out

Post by reimerdavid » Fri Aug 19, 2016 8:56 pm

Thanks for the ideas. I plan to trace the turn signal wire with a Tone Generator to try to find the break.

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Re: 2009 GEAR UP Battery swapped out

Post by JPanyon » Fri Aug 19, 2016 10:43 pm

If your relay(s) are under the seat and anywhere the battery, check the relay(s) for correct insertion into their socket(s) as they could have been jostled while getting the battery out/in. Do make sure that wires heading into the socket base are fully pushed inwards all the way. The spade lugs these wires attach to, can too easily be pulled outwards from their "home" position in the socket base. And then, do try swapping relays and see if the trouble follows the relay, or stays associated with the socket and its circuit path. Good info to know before getting frustrated. You've just pushed one of my hot buttons, regarding Ural quality.

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Re: 2009 GEAR UP Battery swapped out

Post by VWK75S » Sat Aug 20, 2016 6:49 am

JPanyon wrote:try swapping relays
Relays have no effect on blinkers in 2009.
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Re: 2009 GEAR UP Battery swapped out

Post by Snakeoil » Sat Aug 20, 2016 8:56 am

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JPanyon wrote:try swapping relays
Relays have no effect on blinkers in 2009.
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Doubt that there is a relay in any model year. I see no purpose for it, other than the flasher which is really not a relay. 2000 model has no relay in the directional circuit.
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Re: 2009 GEAR UP Battery swapped out

Post by reimerdavid » Sat Aug 20, 2016 12:37 pm

Found the problem. Accidentally disconnected an electrical connector under the seat when installing the new battery. No power getting to the back turn signal. I did find 2 relays under the seat.

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Re: 2009 GEAR UP Battery swapped out

Post by VWK75S » Sun Aug 21, 2016 5:59 am

reimerdavid wrote:I did find 2 relays under the seat.
One is for the starter and the other is to prevent you from engaging the starter once the bike is running.
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Re: 2009 GEAR UP Battery swapped out

Post by Snakeoil » Sun Aug 21, 2016 11:03 am

D'oh!
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Re: 2009 GEAR UP Battery swapped out

Post by JohnBG » Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:34 pm

VWK75S wrote:
reimerdavid wrote:I did find 2 relays under the seat.
One is for the starter and the other is to prevent you from engaging the starter once the bike is running.
John
On my '06, one relay is for the starter and the other is for the high/low headlight beams.
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Re: 2009 GEAR UP Battery swapped out

Post by VWK75S » Mon Aug 22, 2016 8:17 pm

JohnBG wrote:On my '06, one relay is for the starter and the other is for the high/low headlight beams.
09 high-low connected to switch no relay.
That's the way it is :?
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Re: 2009 GEAR UP Battery swapped out

Post by JPanyon » Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:37 pm

oops, I must've taken too long of a siesta when thinking of those relays. Don't feel bad about that overlooked wire though, good work! I once did the same thing on my older California rig, at the first battery replacement. The overlooked wire connected to a solenoid that helped open an emission control butterfly air valve on the air filter housing. Took a few days to figure out why my top speed dropped to 40 mph. lol (valve has been zip-tied open for 13 years now, problem permanently solved...)
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