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  1. 1981 Honda CB650 charging system issue

    Motorcycle Repair
    Hello all, So I got my bike running finally. It wasn't long before the bike started to drain my battery (I tested my new battery multiple times to be sure that it wasn't the problem). I broke out my voltmeter and this is what I found: -When bike is running and at idle it would sit above 12v...
  2. charging issue help!!

    Motorcycle Repair
    hi i have a 1980 Honda cm400t with around 21500 miles the bike was running great up until recently. lost the key so i put a switch on for the lights and power over a year ago. it runs around 10.5 volts when the lights are on but when the power switch is off it runs at 13 volts with the battery...
  3. New to Forum, looking for repair advise

    New Member Introductions
    Greetings all, Currently, i am riding a 2002 Honda Shadow ACE, and it has been a good bike for the past 2 yrs. a month or so ago, i knocked the snowflakes off, and began the chilly rides back to work. all seemed good, until one day, she wouldnt start. Hard to seems like an...
  4. 2002 V-Star Yamaha 1100cc

    General Motorcycle Discussion
    batteries lose charge and bike stalls. this happened after they added LED turn signal lights to the rear fender. what could they have messed up or shorted in that area of the bike? how do you find the diodes on this bike also in relation to looking at the bike from each side? Ray