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Charging system problem

I have an '02 v-star 1100 battery died, so i put a new battery in and rode about 75 miles with a cycle of stopping and restarting bike maybe4 or 5 times with no problem. when i got home home, the bike sat for about 2 hours. when i tried to restart bike, the battery was dead. there were no accessories left on to drain battery. what does the charging system consist of and what would be the best place to start to track down and fix this problem?

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Start up the bike,put volt meter on battery terminals,if voltage rises with revs ,the anternator is okay,but if no volts then the alternator or the wiring to the battery is suspect

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Look for and accessory short.even a blown light blub

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