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Old 02-26-2014, 06:44 PM   #21
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Try getting it tested at Autozone first. They will charge it then put it under a load test. If u bought the battery and tried using a trickle charger or not charging it at all, could cause the same symptoms.

But if it fails that, then its as these goons say above. Bad cell
It's a bad cell, now go make the weather better for the weekend
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Old 02-26-2014, 07:43 PM   #22
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Hey a bad battery is always better than what problems could arise. Ill take it. I'll get it tested and go from there. Again I'd like to thank everyone! I'll let y'all know how it goes.
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I got a stator for that bike if it isn't the batt hopefully that's all it is
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Old 02-27-2014, 04:42 PM   #24
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so basically i should be able to go get just another battery and i should be good? when that happens ( volt drops when i push start) it means the battery is screwed, nothing else?
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so basically i should be able to go get just another battery and i should be good? when that happens ( volt drops when i push start) it means the battery is screwed, nothing else?
Pretty much MUSt mean the battery is
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so basically i should be able to go get just another battery and i should be good? when that happens ( volt drops when i push start) it means the battery is screwed, nothing else?
There's no way to answer that without having the bike to look at. You'll just have to check it out and see how it goes.
Probably the battery is your only issue. Have it tested, if it fails then there's your problem.
If it passes then you'll have to look at some other things. It's possible that it could be several things. Most of them were mentioned above.
The quickest most simple solution is to start with the battery, then work through the other stuff.

Just to clarify, if the battery is bad that is likely to be your only problem, but maybe not.
If the battery is good... it must be something else. Electrical problems can be a .
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Just a quick update,

My friend has an 07 r1 and his bike starts up just fine. so i thought id try his battery out before i went to buy a new one. and yea it didnt work again. struggled to start. but i put my battery in his bike and it started right up. so battery wasnt the issue..... lol fml
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The '07-'08 R1's are notorious for the starter motor going bad/drawing too much amperage.
It sounds like that's what you have happening.
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The '07-'08 R1's are notorious for the starter motor going bad/drawing too much amperage.
It sounds like that's what you have happening.
That was my next guess due to the big draw pulling it down so low
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lol thats just what i didnt want it to be haha. Guess ill order a starter! see if that works!
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