Re: Simple Question?.......
it is a possibility you have damaged it.
it's ok. they are super cheap.
when it comes to seeing a bare ended wire ANY TIME in your life, protect it. not just on your bike. wires carry electricity & the insulation is to protect the wire. if a wire is not protected, the insulation has no purpose & the wire is a liability.
a stray spark can light dripped gas & torch your bits.