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Old 11-02-2009, 11:22 PM
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Originally Posted by rideitnwrenchit View Post
i can charge my battery up to 12 volts. start it and it starts getting drained. what could be causing this?
You can check if battery is bad, jump start with cables from your car battery.. if bike starts nicely your battery is dead. Some batterys last only year (or less) , when you buy new battery make sure it's meant to MOTORCYCLE not to lawnmover. Motorcycle batterys are made tolerate more vibrations, if your ironhead don't vibrate you don't need battery :-)
If battery is drained after bike is running check charging as IronMick wrote.
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