Originally Posted by BALSEY
for what it's worth... I jump started my bike from a running car battery and fried my diode board. When I need a jump now I would try from a non- running car.
Why would a running car be any different than a car that's not running. Something else is wrong here. Either somebody hooked the cables up backwards or the running car did not have a properly functioning alternator system, in which case this should have been known.