Weak battery?


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Nlmman47
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Weak battery?

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i Know you mention this before, but how do you know your agm battery is weak or going bad. when i start the bike sometimes it wont crank until i let go of the starter. is there away to check the battery


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Re: Weak battery?

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Yes there are tests for batteries. Measure the voltage and current into a dummy load. Some auto parts stores can do this test for you, but some can't do bike batteries. Pretty much the 1500 has a battery test built in. If you are having to do the press and release trick to get it started, you need a new battery.
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