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Old 12-02-2012, 09:12 AM   #4250
Yea whatever
Joined: Oct 2010
Location: Crossing a required field
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Time for a new battery?

I spend the holidays' chugging around in the desert with about 560 other riders. About 150 miles into the day I stopped for a minute and when I hit the magic button there as nothing but a click. A quick bump had the bike running again, but the battery voltage was down in the single digits. I decided to slab it the rest of the way into Barstow and watched the voltage climb back into the 13 range. Possibly the combination of low RPM, the cooling fan running constantly and the aux lights being on was more than the charging system could take.

The battery is an Odyssey PC310 from 2008 and it has held a charge well since, so I'm not sure that it has reached the end of its service life. Thoughts??


Meriden screwed with this post 12-03-2012 at 04:51 AM
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