Question about 1980 Yamaha XJ 650
I have a 650 yahama xs, my battery will not charge. How can I check to see if it is the magneto? The battery will take a charge from my charger.
Hi and welcome to FixYa,
Almost always, your described problem could either be a defective rectifier/regulator combo (most likely) or loose, burned or corroded connectors of the 3 yellow wires from the stator to the regulator (likely) or burned/open stator windings (least likely).
You would need a multitester to verify which is faulty by considering:
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Posted on Jun 24, 2009
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