Why do my headliights and dashlights come on as soon as battery is connected?

by Dave W.
(Livonia, Michigan USA)

I purchased a 2009 Sunny 250 scooter. It wouldn't start. I had to by-pass the kickstand safety switch (as it was defective). I finally got it running. I let it set over the weekend. When I tried to start it the battery was dead.

As I attached the battery charger to the battery the headlight and dash lights came on. I don't know what is causing them to stay on and how to check out what part it could be.

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Oct 19, 2011
Defective Switch
by: Jim Zeiser

Check the wires at the ignition switch or look for crossed wires somewhere.

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