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There are several possibilities: The bike's battery is bad. This is by far the least likely cause, as the previous battery behaved exactly the same way. The chances of having two batteries fail sequentially in the same manner is very low. The battery is not being charged when the motor's running. If there's something awry with the charging circuit or its ...


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A battery should be able to run the flashers for several hours and still start the car. There should be a sticker on your battery which tells the month and year it was manufactured. The sticker will either be M/YY indicating the month and year, or a code such as D6, where D is the fourth month of the year (sequentially mapped months A-L), and 6 is short for ...


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The CCA is Cold Cranking Amps, and a battery’s performance is always reduced as the temperature drops especially in winter, then starting with more is better. The system will only draw the amount of current it needs at any given moment and the system won’t be damaged by a greater capacity. The starter will not wear more or less due to the battery CCA but ...


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The code of P107R = October (10) 2017 (7) This answer might help others.


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This answer assumes there's a fault in the electrical system somewhere. With the bike off, remove the cable from one terminal of your battery and put a multimeter (IN CURRENT MODE!) in series with the battery terminal and cable. You should see zero amps flowing through the meter. If there is current flow, even in the milliamps range, you've got some kind ...


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Here's an example how charging system works on a car with combustion engine. Power from the alternator goes to the battery and then goes to the car systems. Alternator is connected to the battery all the time and it's charging it all the time when engine is on almost all cars. See the scheme below. There's a special voltage regulator (modern cars have it ...


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In general, one can always exceed the CCA spec. You probably do it on a warm day, with a charged battery. Having more potential current available will not hurt the car's electrical system. It may actually provide for slightly faster starts, with less wear on the starter motor, but in most cases the difference is not significant enough to worry about. ...


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Insulation works to keep things hot or cold, while the battery will always achieve thermal equilibrium anyway. But it does help keep the battery cool for a while as under bonnet temperatures can easily exceed 70 deg C. In winter it helps the battery stay a bit warmer between uses as a battery looses a lot of performance as the temperature drops. You can ...


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You can perform maintenance or "float" charges with underpowered battery chargers, but performing bulk charges (i.e. if the battery is completely drained) can burn out microcontroller in the smaller-powered "smart" chargers, or worse, cause the release of Hydrogen gas from the battery. In summary, you CAN charge it with a lower powered battery charger, but ...


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