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Will a faulty ignition switch stop the battary from charging.alternator,r/r,battary are all fine.Its a 955i triumph sprint st and the year is 1998

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  • jamesculling Sep 07, 2009

    the engine runs fine but when you use your lights/indicators/brakelight ete ete it takes the charge out of the battary then it dies and wont start again till you charge the battary again like I said all the other stuff has been tested and works fine ie alternator/regulator/retifier and the battary are all good.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    what is the charging system voltage at 2,000 RPM?

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    if the engine runs the battery will charge, if it doesn't then you have a defective part in the charging system, does that answer your question



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A guess. If you are running on "start" you might not be charging. But then, if you are running on "Start" I would suspect the starter would also be running. You didnt say this was the problem.

Is your battery going dead? Your alternator is putting out? Check the rectifier.

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