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Old 09-25-2006, 11:24 PM   #1
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Electrical Problem?

hey everyone, i seem to be having some problems with the electrics on my bike, i have a 2001 R1 and has 14,000 miles on it.... i am hearing some like arching going on i don't see it but it makes a noise while idling like a zapping sound not constant but every now and then. the lights do kind of dim while it is going on but wondering if anyone might know whats up with this....
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Old 09-26-2006, 02:58 AM   #2
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Possibly a coil came loose and is arcing or the insulator caps have gone bad, Also, did you check the battery terminals to see if they were tight?
If you get time, bring it by and I'll give it a listen, no charge.
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hey patrick i got a electric problem allso on my 900rr my rpm gauage light works but none of the other do,and my speedo doesnt work and its weird when im driving at high speed it kicks on whats the problem?
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Possibly a coil came loose and is arcing or the insulator caps have gone bad, Also, did you check the battery terminals to see if they were tight?
If you get time, bring it by and I'll give it a listen, no charge.
thanks, i will check out those things and if i can't seem to find it i will bring it by
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