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Electrical problem My battery is always dead i jump it before i ride but will only start upby itself after i ridden it for at least an hour could it be the rectifier??

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It is probably the battery, as it does charge up, means the regulator is working, but wont hold the charge overnight means battery.
If you ride it when the battery completely dies and shorts out, this may damage the regulator\rectifier, so make sure it has a good battery.

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