Battery cables cut

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jackronner
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Battery cables cut

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Finally found my stolen, uninsured, RT. I almost paid the tell-tale parking ticket automatically, but didn't recall getting it and knew I'd never parked in that part of town.  So I confirmed that the listed license plate was my stolen bike's and found it abandoned on the street (for two months!) 


The twit (who'd stolen my key), or some opportunist after it was abandoned, stole my soft bags and contents and my trunk - but left a $300 after-market windshield and my seats. Yet, for some reason, decided to steal my battery and couldn't deal with unscrewing the post bolts but rather cut all the cables and wires.  It appears that the cables don't conveniently join the harness through a connector, and that I'll have to scavenge the cut battery ends and try to join then up to the harness ends.  Is this the case?  It's almost not worth my time since, because of an accident prior to the theft, the other party's insurance may declare it a total.  Didn't the arsehole know how to use a wrench? 
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Re: Battery cables cut

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jackronner wrote:It appears that the cables don't conveniently join the harness through a connector, and that I'll have to scavenge the cut battery ends and try to join then up to the harness ends. Is this the case?
This wiring harness diagram would confirm that yes, the battery cables are an integral part of the harness itself.

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The lead with eyelet terminal & red identification is the battery positive.

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