87 Fxrc

Discussion in 'Electrical' started by R. Lewis, Nov 5, 2007.

  1. R. Lewis

    R. Lewis Senior Member Retired Moderators

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    I am having battery problems with my 87. I have replaced the battery& cables,starter,ground wire,rectifier and had it in the shop. I will have a full charge and ride for several hours and it will not start??? DUMM AS A BRICK???! any suggestions on what next???:dknow
     
  2. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Have you checked the voltage at the battery when it is running and then raised the RPM's to see if it increases?
     
  3. R. Lewis

    R. Lewis Senior Member Retired Moderators

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    shop mechanic said battery was fine?
     
  4. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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    Last edited: Nov 5, 2007
  5. R. Lewis

    R. Lewis Senior Member Retired Moderators

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    Sorry !!(had a case D.A. there!!!) I will check it out and try to find someone around where I live to maybe help out!!!!!
     
  6. Not Very PC

    Not Very PC R.I.P

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    Does the battery only go dead when the bike is running, your riding? If so follow gliders tip.