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  1. Popping sound after charging

    First Bike / New Rider
    So my battery died yesterday and I got my portable battery tender to charge it for thirty minutes, which was enough of a jump to get me home. The next day I was going to charge it some more, so I tried to start it just to see if I could move it down the driveway, but it started making these...
  2. Newbie Stupid Repair Question

    First Bike / New Rider
    Hello all. I am a newbie rider and have a really stupid question that google is just not answering. I have a 2004 Honda Shadow Aero VT750CA and I need to change the battery. I have removed the seat, disconnected the terminals, and cannot for the life of me figure out how to get the battery...
  3. Battery Problems HELP!

    Motorcycle Repair
    Right hi guys im pretty new to the riding scene so I apologise if I come across as a bit of a simpleton but anyhoo, I just recently bought a Yamaha YBR125 2010 Registration, the guy i bought the bike from had a minor accident which damaged the headlight, he then repaired the bike and put on a...
  4. Jumping a dying battery. How and what do you need?

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    My husband and I each have a 2011 Suzuki VStrom DL650, our first bikes ever as we just started riding in May. We also have top cases that draw a bit of power as they have battery for the remote unlock and extra braking lights . I rode my bike last week on Friday in the evening and it's Tuesday...
  5. cb350 72 battery troubles

    okay. I just got this bike and the only trouble I have with it is a battery problem. When I got this bike the old owners told me they took it to a shop and the mechanics told them that it was a bad rectifier. The battery will charge and I can run it for a while but then usually after I shut it...
  6. Battery/electric Trouble : 1975 Honda Cb 200

    Motorcycle Repair
    I just bought this old bike and picked up a new battery today. I charged the battery, put it in the holder, attached the positive, then the ground, and everything works great, but the headlight stays on ALL the time. I don't want to mess with the battery too much because I don't want an...
  7. 1972 Honda CB450 Electrical Problem

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hey guys. i have a 72 cb450 that runs really well...but for some reason lately i have had battery problems... history... The bike started and then slowly but surely every time i would start it after the battery would lose more and more power until it eventually went dead...i thought i might...