Question about Harley Davidson Motorcycles

1 Answer

Battery keeps dying - Harley Davidson Motorcycles

Posted by Anonymous on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Harley Davidson Master
  • 43,124 Answers

Hi Anonymous, perform the following tests:
1. Fill acid type batteries to proper levels.
2. Charge battery overnight at 1-2 amps you need 12 volts or better after charging.
3. Make sure all connections are clean and tight especially the negative cable at both ends.
4. Hook up volt meter to battery and start engine, if meter falls below 9.5 v replace battery.
5. With engine running at 3600 RPM battery should read 14.3-14.7 volts if not continue tests.
6. Unplug voltage regulator from alternator at crankcase by front of primary cover.
7. Clip a testlite to a good ground and touch regulator pin, if light glows replace regulator.
8. With ohm meter, one lead grounded, touch alternator pin meter should read infinity, if not replace stator.
9. With ohm meter, both leads touching alternator pins meter should read 0.1 to 0.2 ohms on 1989 and later models. 0.2 to 0.4 ohms 1988 and earlier models, if not replace stator.
10. With volt meter set on AC scale, both leads touching alternator pins meter should read
16 to 20 volts AC for every 1000 RPM'S 1989 and later and 19 to 26 volts AC for every 1000 RPMS. If not replace rotor. Good luck

Posted on May 08, 2015

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

98 windstar keeps dying


Ford Windstar Starting/Stalling Problems - Edmunds.com

forums.edmunds.com > Ford > Ford Windstar

Oct 16, 2007 - 31 posts - ‎26 authors
Then yesterday the car just died while driving and had to be towed back to ... On pre-98 Windstar, it might be called CCRM (Constant Control ... Ford Windstar Alternator and Battery Problems
31 posts
Oct 24, 2006
Ford Windstar Electrical Problems
31 posts
Apr 14, 2006
More results from forums.edmunds.com

my battery on my 98 ford windstar keeps dying? ' Yahoo ...

https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid...
Mar 20, 2007 - while driving the battery will short out and sometimes turn right back on, causing the van to die. 2000 Ford Windstar battery keeps dying after changing alternator ...
Jun 23, 2010
Alternator keeps dying in 1995 ford windstar, already been through ...
Oct 7, 2007
Battery keeps draining in 99 Ford Windstar Van?
Sep 5, 2007
My 1998 Ford Windstar's battery keeps dying, why? Also the ...
Dec 16, 2006
More results from answers.yahoo.com

98 windstar 3.8 problems - CarGurus


Jan 23, 2016 | 1998 Ford Windstar

1 Answer

Battery will stay charged


Have the battery charged and tested and then test the charging system. You should never run a car with a very dead battery. that will burn out the alternator.

Sep 14, 2013 | 1996 Buick Century

1 Answer

Battery keeps dying


Have you checked the alternator that would cause the battery to keep dying

Dec 28, 2012 | 1991 Chevrolet Camaro

1 Answer

Peugeot 307 hdi 110. lights left on battery died, put a new battery in. car keeps turning but won't start. immobliser light stays on


the car is imobalised, try disconectint the earth from battery for 5 mins and reconect, car should start

Dec 12, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Battery keeps dying


I would recommend getting a new battery and testing the battery with a multimeter. as for the speedo it may be a stuck needle or a kinked line/ dirty connection. the speedo usually connects to the side of the transmission

Oct 09, 2012 | 1998 Plymouth Neon

1 Answer

Date keeps resetting to 01 Jan 2005 why?


When the battery dies there is an internal battery that will keep the device running so that all of the programs will still have functionability. Once that internal battery dies the date/time stamp resets back to the factory settings which is January 1, 2005. To keep this from happening you will need to install a time patch onto the device.

Jan 13, 2011 | Intermec CN3

1 Answer

Vu CU920 Cellular Phone: battery keeps dying after full charge....


Your battery might be bad and you need a new one or your battery port is bad and needs to be replace.
If your interested in purchasing a battery or trading in your phone visit our website at www.usedcellphoneshop.com

May 16, 2010 | LG Vu CU920 Cellular Phone

1 Answer

The battery in my car keeps died, so I jump it then it dies again


if you have a multi meter disconnect positve battery terminal and put red wire to battery and black to battery cable put multi meter on resistance should be 0.005 or less if more then check for things that may be plugged in to cig lighter etc turn door lights off etc dont turn key on any more than 0.005 will drain battery

Aug 25, 2009 | Mercedes-Benz ML-Class Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Battery keeps dying?


clean the cables, if still not working, every time you finished using the car disconnected the negative cable from the battery. and then connected it back when about to use it again.

Mar 30, 2009 | 1994 Jeep Cherokee

Not finding what you are looking for?
Motorcycles Logo

Related Topics:

76 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Harley Davidson Experts

Arnie Burke
Arnie Burke

Level 3 Expert

4536 Answers

Mike

Level 3 Expert

4340 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76691 Answers

Are you a Harley Davidson Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...