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I still have the same proublem with the 3 yellow wires coming out of the alternator they are the same color no markings on the wires & the 3 yellow wires that come out of the regulator/ rectifier are also the same color and nomarkings on them The Honda manual does not tell you what wire goes to what wire, order or direction to connect them in or how to test them. can some one please help me with this?

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Hi, Kenneth the answer to this question is way above my pay grade for this situation, I would call or visit my local dealer or reputable shop's service/parts department and inquire about any possible quick fix, answers, or parts inquiry.
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run an ohm test on the stator wires, make sure you get readings through all combinations of any 2 wires. if you don't get an ohms reading between 2 wires that means you have a broken stator winding and the stator needs to be replaced. hook up a volt meter to your battery and test battery voltage at rest (bike off), at idle (bike on and idling should be at least 12.5 - 13 volts), and steady around 3 - 4000 rpms (should be around 13-14.5 volts. if it exceeds 15 volts your regulator is bad and needs to be replaced. if all numbers are about what I said, have your battery tested. If your battery is over 1.5 years old it should be replaced anyway.

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