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'89 K75C Electrical Power Issues.....

Just picked up a used K75C on the cheap due to an electrical issue.

Previous owner parks perfectly running bike in the garage and doesn't touch it for a year. Next time he tries to start it, the batteries dead, of course. Buys a new battery. Gets it fully charged. Installs, only to find he has no power anywhere.....no idiot lights, nothing when turning the key. 3 years later he sells it to me. Pretty good DIY'r here, but no experience with BMW's.

So, where to start? multimeter, or just a 12 volt test light? fuses? grounds? Anything sound familiar to anyone about this story?

Thanks in advance for any advice or links......
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Check the ignition switch (and the pigtail connector).


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Thanks for the reply. Gonna be the weekend before i find time to do some troubleshooting. Should be fun.
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