Replaced stator, brand new battery, died after 10k ride
Bike died so replaced stator and battery, ran fine(or so i thought) rode for 10k (stalled alot, im new) got to timmy parking lot and wouldnt start, boosted, I stalled it, died, walked it to parents house, boosted, idled, 5 min died, boosted, went around street, returned, turned off, STARTED!!, turned off, wouldnt start...help?
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The stator is probably it..I had the same problem...After you change it the bike will run so much better. That's why it ran good with the new battery...Then it started draining it..It takes a special tool to get it out..
look for 3 wires coming from the stator to the regulator, the same color, these should be the 3 phases of the stator and any pair of these should put out maybee 50v AC, with the bike running. Also each pair of these should have similar resistance(engine stopped)and none grounded to earth Then put the volt meter across the battery, it should read somwhere around 14 v DC with the engine running.
No AC -stator problem Yes AC, No DC- regulator problem Voltages can vary between makes and models, but hopefully this is the simple explanation
the regulater is located between tha battery and the gas tank .There are (3) white and(2)red wires .See if they are showing signs of damage from heat more than likley they are because when you "boost" or jump these bikes you burn a very weak diode witch regulates the charging time from the stator i would check ebay for the best price on a new regulater rectifier you may need one.I had the same problem with my 2000 model r6.good luck bro!
If battery is running down. The engine may not be charging the battery. Check charging system. If running on battery, the bike will run fine for awhile then die as the battery can no longer provide spark to the engine. If charging system is less than 13.0 volts could be a ad stator or regulator. Make sure the battery posts are clean, a bad ground can cause problems too.
Your running off the battery until it dies. Check your chargng system. It should put out 13.0-14.5 volts. If not then the current will flow from what ever source has the most voltage. Thus, your dead battery. Try changing he voltage regulator and then check the stator next. Sometime stators can have burned section on them and reduce the voltage produced to the battery. Also check for really good connectin to the terminals. This can rob current and voltage by upt o 40%.