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Hi, Charles before testing any electrical component in the Charging System it is "IMPERATIVE" that you have a fully charged battery of 12.5 volts or more and be able to pass a proper "LOAD" test if necessary, you may have a preliminary reading of 12.5 volts or more but little or zero amperage, the battery is faulty and must be replaced. AGM type batteries fall into this scenario more so than lead-acid batteries.
1. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
2. To check the regulator unplug it from the stator. Take a test light and clip it to the negative terminal of the battery and then touch first one pin and then the other on the plug that goes to the regulator. If you get even the slightest amount of light from the test light the regulator is toast.
To do this with a meter: black lead to battery ground, red lead to each pin on the plug, start with the voltage scale higher than 12vdc and move voltage scale down in steps for each pin. Any voltage is a bad regulator.
3. On the other part of the disconnected regulator plug. Set the multimeter for Ohms x1 scale and measure for resistance across the pins of the stator. You should read something around 0.1 to 0.2 ohms for a 32 amp system.
4. Then check for continuity between each pin on the plug and frame/engine ground. The meter needle should not move (infinite resistance)(digitals will show infinite resistance) if the meter needle does move (indicating continuity)(digitals will show some resistance), recheck very carefully. If the meter still shows continuity to ground the stator is shorted (bad).
5. Set the meter to read A/C volts higher than 30 volts (the scale setting for voltage should always be higher than the highest voltage you expect or you may fry the meter). Start the bike, and measure from one pin to the other on the plug (DO NOT cross the multimeter probes! - touch them to each other). You should read roughly 16-20 vac per 1,000 rpm.
6. If the battery was good under load test, if the stator is NOT shorted to ground, and the stator is putting out A/C voltage, then the regulator is bad (most likely even if passed step 2)
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Yamaha... | Answered 25 minutes ago


Hi, Robert for this scenario you will need your service manual that has all fastener torque specs and a wiring diagram on the back pages, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can not find the best tool you ever bought for your Harley, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
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Harley Davidson... | Answered 33 minutes ago


I believe that is the alarm telling you to add more oil to the resevior. I have a 2003 geely as well, and my owner's manual says there is an alarm for when the oil is low. Use a good 2 cycle injector oil from a motorcycle shop to get the best performance and avoid problems.

Hope it helps,
Criss

Transport... | Answered 16 hours ago


if vacuum petcock the diaphrams bad. if not maybe the tank outlet filter is clogged. you mention no year make or model so that all i have to tell you

Motorcycles | Answered 21 hours ago


Hi, Robert for this scenario you will need your service manual that has all fastener torque specs and a wiring diagram on the back pages, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can not find the best tool you ever bought for your Harley, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
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Harley Davidson... | Answered Yesterday


Hi, Keith for this scenario you will need your service manual that has all fastener torque specs and a wiring diagram on the back pages, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Lexmoto, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one.
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Motorcycles | Answered Yesterday


NOT FROM FIXYA WE DIDN'T MAKE IT OR SELL IT TO YOU DID WE?

Motorcycles | Answered 2 days ago


Bad battery. Take it to Allstate Battery Centre to check.

Serious battery drain.

and the number 1 reason, Alternator not charging it.

Suzuki... | Answered 3 days ago


requires fuel spark and air all at the proper time we can not test for you remotely sorry

Honda... | Answered on May 27, 2020


This may not be the exact bike, but should give you an idea what it takes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OelzZdgN8tE

Ultra... | Answered on May 26, 2020


Faulty spark plug or lead!

Yamaha... | Answered on May 26, 2020

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