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swen

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swen says:

Headlight on-bike died

Hi there! After work I started my bike(2002 Triumph TT600 22000miles) today and as I switched headlight on - bike died. Same happened day before. It was hard to restart it. Starter was spining but like vague to start. Switched headlighs on- and bike died again. But after I went home ok. Switched lights after some riding and it was ok. Any idea what could cause it?I keep my bike outside. Could it be battery? Thanks

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  • Posted 2 years ago (06 November 2012 21:16)

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jaffa90

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jaffa90 says:

bike died

Yes i would suspect the battery being in a low state of charge more so this cold weather.

How old is the battery and do you have a multimeter?

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MarcusMarsh

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MarcusMarsh says:

Electrical woes

Sounds like a dying battery.  Get your hands on a mult-meter and check your electrical system. 

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stonysleet

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stonysleet says:

Alternator

Look at the battery and the alternator as well closly linked but overlooked.

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