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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-20-2008, 09:20 PM Thread Starter
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Battery Draining

Bought July 05, 05rr

Ride to work everyday 10 miles to and from work plus 1/2 mile for lunch 5 days a weeks.
1. have drained my battery a few time stopping and using the kill switch and forgetting to to turn my key off draining my battery.
2. withing the last month i charge my battery and start it to go to work 50/50 if it will start later.
3. ran the bike at idle 13.3 volts at 5k rpm 14.3 volts high beans on.
been told its the battery what do you guys think?
Thanks for any help
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 08-20-2008, 09:24 PM
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i'm thinking it's the battery as well. too many idiot moments will do it in. go ahead and get it load tested before you replace it though.

check your stator windings too. all that low voltage charging overheats things sometimes.

Last edited by Knightslugger; 08-20-2008 at 09:26 PM.
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