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Electrical Hey guys, I recently purchased a used set of bags for my Suzuki and have them mounted up. Today, my battery was dead. Everything on the bags work properly with no issues. Any ideas on what could be killing the battery? It is new by the way

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Charge the battery then start the bike and check your charging system. If the charging system is good but the battery dies, there is more than likely a current draw on the battery while the key is off. It could also be the battery. Even though it is new, check the electrolite level if it is a standard battery and refill with distilled water. If it's a maintenance free battery, charge it and take it to a shop and have it load tested.

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