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2012 Zero Xu - bringing it back from the dead

Discussion in 'Electric Motorcycles' started by ridenm, Sep 6, 2020.

  1. ridenm

    ridenm Missing my emotional support squirrel Supporter

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    Howdy. I have a 2012 Zero Xu that sat with a dead battery for years. Following a tip found in another forum (https://www.electricmotorcycleforum.com/boards/index.php?topic=8182.0) I had the battery rebuilt. Just got it back today, plugged it in, and all looks good except the headlight, taillight, and instrument panel stay lit even with the key in the off position. I unplugged everything again so the lights don't drain the new battery which has about a half charge on it.
    Before the bike went dead due to someone's daughter not plugging it in, I had replaced the taillight with an LED unit. Everything worked fine until the bike was left out in a storm, unplugged, and fell over.
    Does anybody know where I might find a schematic for this year, make, and model? Zero's lack of support for the 2012 and older bikes is appalling.
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