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Here are a few key pieces of information that would help make a determination. Make sure the kill switch is in the run position for these tests.
1. Does it power up when you turn the key to the "on" position? ie... headlight, gauges, horn, etc...
2. If the above is happening... Do you hear the fuel pump come on when you turn on the key.
3. Does it crank or try to crank when you press the start button? Does it click, or make any sound when you press the start button?
If no power at all shows up for the accessories when you turn on the key-switch you may have a bad switch or a bad electrical connection.
If you do not hear the fuel pump, it might be a bad kill switch on your handlebar, or bad connection in that circuit
If it powers up, but doesn't crank at all, the problem could be a bad or intermittant starter relay/solenoid, a bad electrical connection, or even a problem in your start pushbutton.
If it actually cranks over, but will not start it may be related to the ingition system, or fuel system, which are both tied to the ECM (computer) and that can get a little more complicated in terms of troubleshooting.
These are all relatively simple checks that you can and should do, in order to give us all more information with which to help you...
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