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On my bmw 850R I left my lights on. How do I jump start my bike. where do I connect the jumper cables?

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    How do you get to the battery on the BMW 850R to charge it. Do you have to take the seat off?



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You can jump it directly to the battery from a car battery but do not have the car running my suggestion is to put it on a battery charger instead

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To the battery, red to positive (+), black to ground (-)

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If you have a multimeter, connect it to your battery, and select an appropriate DC voltage range. On my multimeter, I use the 20volt setting.

If your battery shows 12-13.8 volts, then it is not the issue. If your battery voltage is low, then you will probably need a new battery. A flat battery can also indicate that the alternator is not recharging your battery properly, but it could also just mean that your battery is old and needs replacing.

If your engine wont turn over, and if your battery is good, it could be a faulty starter motor.

Those jump start packs need to be charged often, or the battery inside them can stop working. It is possible that your jump starter pack is also broken.

Try jump starting the car from another vehicle, with jumper leads. If you know your battery is dead, you could also just replace it with another one.

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