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I was on my way to work and I had to hit my brakes to avoid a crash..my bike turned off and would not crank back up. I had dull lights on dash board and clicking noise from battery. I had the bike towed home. I changed the battery and it seems to be okay. However I have a fear about traveling so far to work thinking something in addition could be wrong. Could I have an altenator problem or could it just been the battery. I got the bike 8 months ago, and as far as I know the battery that was in it was never changed prior to me having the bike. I had the old battery tested and it said it was not a bad battery but needed to recharge it.

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Put a volt meter across the battery it sould read just over 12v , then when you start the bike and rev it, this should rise to around 13.5v-14.5v this will show its charging. If it doesent rise above the initial 12v reading it may be the alternator

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