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Old 01-06-2013, 06:53 PM   #1
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I put in a new battery last week, but sadly I left the bike out in the rain 2 days ago and the bike hasn't started since; however it clicks. I believe it might have to do with the starter relay. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

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I'm sure the battery is dead.
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Did u charge the battery first? Get a multimeter and check the voltage....if its cicking then the relay is working....
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Money says the battery was not charged
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When I bought the battery, I just plugged it in and it fired right up. After leaving my bike out in the rain for a day, it just died; I hear a lot clicking noise though.
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The batteries are not fully charged straight off the shelf. You need to charge it. When you add the acid to one you should wait a little while to charge it.
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Ahhh, it says to charge it for 8 hours. Is that really necessary. By doing what I did, would it mess up the battery?
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No. The charging system on the bike is only enough to maintain a charge. It's not enough to charge a dead battery in most cases
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Got it, we'll I tried to charge the battery with my car, but it was hard to clip them on. Is there another way to charge the battery?
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Yes it's this thing called a battery charger
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Please tell me you're not hooking that battery to a running car
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You can get one cheap at Walmart.
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No. I read up on it on sv forum that I shouldn't. Is there any other way besides a car?
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I think auto parts places charge batteries for free...
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I think auto parts places charge batteries for free...
Awesome, I check them out tomorrow. Thanks guys.
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Buy a bike cover too!!
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I think you can get one for less than 20.00. You will need one again at some point
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Got it running and it's runs even better now. Thanks Guys!
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