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Battery being drained

After fully charging the scooters battery the scooter will run for about 40 minutes with no problem after that the turn signals stop working and the headlights dim considerably.after bring it back and hooking the battery up to a charger it reads the battery as almost completely drained.we have already tried replacing the regulator/rectifier.any ideas?

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If the new parts worked like they should the maybe you need to try a new battery

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ok you do not need a new charger. the problem is you let the battery get too low. the battery has to have a little bit of power left in it to send to the charger, if it dosent then the charger can't tell if there is rilly a battery hooked up or not. you shuld probubly get a new battery. or you can email me and i will tell you a few things you could try to jump it back to life.      wildnfuzzy@gmail.com

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Check the charging rate of your bike ,it seems there is a problem to it.

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Check your charger with a meter and see if it is putting out the correct voltage for your scooter battery. If it is, you probably need a battery, probably so anyway after 2 years. Good luck!

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Ck the regulator and make sure battery connections a clean on both ends of both cables. Good luck

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