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I have a Triumph TT600 2000 model. The battery keeps going flat after about a weeks riding (without lights as this makes it worse,). I have paid around $800-$900 dollars to a triumph motorcycle repairer, replacing the rectifier and battery. Bike still does it - probably worse since I got it back from repairer. Also when battery is running low (loses power) bikes instruments start flashing and eventually cut out altogether!! Frustrated!!! I feel the repairer is repairing by elimination at my expense!

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You will have to check the charging rate of your bike, normally it should give an output of around 13.8Volts to 14Volts.
If the readings are lower thn tht, thn there is a problem in the bike's charging system.
Hope this helps!

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