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Newbie here, and new Ninja 300 SE ABS, well 2013 model, but new for us as Learners working on getting our licence here in Sydney, Australia. Had a bit of a wobble last weekend when practising for the test, tight u-turn manoeuvre and the bike and i fell over with little movement, all good but since then and its happened 3 times now your turn the ignition and none of the dash lights up, BUT the lights come on! Today I checked all the fuses and put them back, all seemed fine but still did not light up. It was only when I moved the handlebar from left to right and pressed the handbrake that it came to life. Twice today that has been the solution to getting it to come back to life. Anyone any advice on what to start looking at next? Really appreciate it and a case of beer via PayPal for your fixing solution ;-) Video here -
 

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Newbie here, and new Ninja 300 SE ABS, well 2013 model, but new for us as Learners working on getting our licence here in Sydney, Australia. Had a bit of a wobble last weekend when practising for the test, tight u-turn manoeuvre and the bike and i fell over with little movement, all good but since then and its happened 3 times now your turn the ignition and none of the dash lights up, BUT the lights come on! Today I checked all the fuses and put them back, all seemed fine but still did not light up. It was only when I moved the handlebar from left to right and pressed the handbrake that it came to life. Twice today that has been the solution to getting it to come back to life. Anyone any advice on what to start looking at next? Really appreciate it and a case of beer via PayPal for your fixing solution ;-) Video here -
I would say to start by looking for a broken wire or bad connector if you can get it to work by moving the bars side-to-side.

What happens when you hit the starter button?

Have you done anything to the ignition switch?

Cycle is in neutral, correct?

Have you check the battery voltage and terminals to make sure they are tight?
 

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Thanks, broken wire is what I'm thinking.... but where ;-)

When dead and you hit starter button, nothing. Ignition switch visually looks ok, given the "fall", I was on bike, seated, it was soft on me and only the handlebar end seems to hit the ground... I was the cushioning :)

Yes in neutral, haven't checked battery as the front headlamp is on and works!

I guess I'm looking for where in the wires to the handlebar to start looking :)
 

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Thanks, broken wire is what I'm thinking.... but where ;-)

When dead and you hit starter button, nothing. Ignition switch visually looks ok, given the "fall", I was on bike, seated, it was soft on me and only the handlebar end seems to hit the ground... I was the cushioning :)

Yes in neutral, haven't checked battery as the front headlamp is on and works!

I guess I'm looking for where in the wires to the handlebar to start looking :)
I would check the battery voltage and terminals anyway - just to confirm before moving on. The battery should show 12.7V or more.

Do you know where the "tip-over" sensor is and how to make sure it's reset after a tip-over? I'd check into that as well.

Otherwise there may have been wires damaged in the fall.
 

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I would check the battery voltage and terminals anyway - just to confirm before moving on. The battery should show 12.7V or more.

Do you know where the "tip-over" sensor is and how to make sure it's reset after a tip-over? I'd check into that as well.

Otherwise there may have been wires damaged in the fall.
Battery checked, 12.69v when removed from Bike. Put back securely. Not repeated again.
Done more research and see the tip-over sensor, seems there is no "reset" as simply powering it off / on is the way it is reset from what I can read.
 

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Battery checked, 12.69v when removed from Bike. Put back securely. Not repeated again.
Done more research and see the tip-over sensor, seems there is no "reset" as simply powering it off / on is the way it is reset from what I can read.
Check behind your speedo make sure its plugged in
I had this happen to me .
 
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