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I have a 97 hd dyna. I have been using a battery

I have a 97 hd dyna. I have been using a battery tender, because it would start after riding an afternoon. I thought I may have corrected the problem when I tighten the battery terminals and sealed the regulator plug going to the block. I haven't been using the battery tender for the last few days. Tonight when I first took off it wasn't running well, but I got it home. Now it seems like the battery is really low. Could it be the regulator?

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  • rusty_barker Jun 21, 2009

    It was the plug on the regulator. Thanks for responding.

  • harleyd75 May 11, 2010

    Is this the original Battery? If it is have it load tested to see if it is holding a charge. Another thing to check is the regulator plug ends to make sure they are not burnt or corroded

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More like your Stator is not puting out enough amps to the regulator. Off your battery should be 12 plus volts idle should be 13 plus volts and at 2000 rpm 14 plus volts but anything above 13 is chargeing just fine. check this with a volt meter directly to your battery.

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