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My battery keeps going flat and when i ride with it dosent seem to charge back up much or at all . The lights wont work probabbly and blinkers dont work at all when the battery is flat even know the bike is running fine ..I have a remote start and imobiliser could this be the i have a vapor dash that runs constantly but the maker saids this should not affect the batter power as the current is to low to drain it ...could it be the starter motor draining the battery but then why dosent it charge and why the lights or meesed up? do i have a bung battery even tho its new or is it somthing more serious.

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First thing, how often do you ride it? If you don't ride it every day or atleast every other day the battery is going to lose power, even if its brand new. The best thing to do is to get a Battery Tender which you can find online or at your nearest motorcycle shop. Also if anything is constantly on it is constantly draining the battery. I would get a battery tender. They are useually around 23.00 up to 40.00. Good luck!!!!

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