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Old 10-13-2012, 11:01 AM   #15
Rinty
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If your boxer's battery and electricals are healthy, it should start within a crank or two. Your current battery may have a date stamp on it, as to when it was installed, and if it is fewer than 5 years old, it may still be OK. I would have an electrical expert test it, to be sure, before spending money on a new one.

I just bought a used R1200ST, with no service history, and I had to take the battery right out to find a tiny little date stamp on the bottom. It was only 2 years old.
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