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macx

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Hi

 

It's an 11 model bike with 60k miles & original battery.

 

Never had any battery problems, but now getting weak for

starting.

 

Have a gel cell charger. Plugged it into the power socket

on the left fairing below the radio controls.

 

It continues to blink red / charging even if I leave it

plugged in for a couple days.

 

I have an 04 also and the green / maintaining light comes on

after just a short time.

 

Am I plugging the charger into the right place?

I suspect the battery has finally bit the big one.

Am I right?

 

Thx

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Am I plugging the charger into the right place?

 

Afternoon macx

 

That depends on a couple of things--

 

Is your gel cell charger compatable for a CanBus Era bike?

 

If your charger isn't for a CanBus era bike then your power socket needs to be wired battery direct with it's own fuse.

 

You might try hooking your charger to the battery posts directly & if it then works properly you have your answer on the compatibility of your charger to your bike's power socket.

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