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post #1 of 3 Old Mar 10th, 2007, 1:18 am Thread Starter
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Dead Battery?

Took the bike out this week, first time since Oct last year. The battery has not been charged, so is absolutely dead. Engine would instantly die if I closed the throttle. applying the brake the headlight and instrument panel would dim and the radio went off. Is this just a dead battery or some other problem. Battery has been on charge with a Battery DOC charger for 24 hrs and still no sign of life. Bike is `05 with original battery.
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Took the bike out this week, first time since Oct last year. The battery has not been charged, so is absolutely dead. Engine would instantly die if I closed the throttle. applying the brake the headlight and instrument panel would dim and the radio went off. Is this just a dead battery or some other problem. Battery has been on charge with a Battery DOC charger for 24 hrs and still no sign of life. Bike is `05 with original battery.
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Try another battery charger. I killed my battery by leaving the gps on. I tried to bring it back to like with a Battery Doc and it would not take a charge. I hooked the old trickle charger from walmart up and it was ready to go the next morning.
I don't know why, but it worked.

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Disconnected the battery (which I should have done to begin with I suppose, Just being lazy) left it on charge for 24hrs and now its fully charged. thanks for the reply.
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