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Charging system impending failure?
Written by Gwynethh on 11/13/2010 at 06:43 pm

Time for the hot wire mod?

--- In ipcrc@yahoogroups.com, "Kev" <kperham986@...> wrote:
>
> Long story short:
> I installed a Datel LED Volt Meter about a year/year and a half ago, and until
recently it showed very steady and predictable readings. This week I'm seeing
changes of 1-1.25 volts at steady speeds. Cruising on the highway at 70, I'm
seeing it read 11.9 to 12.4 to 13.1.
> Nothing catastrophic yet, but it has me concerned.
> R/R? Stator? Connections?
> Your thoughts?
> Kevin
> '96 PC800 "The Red Fury"
> '99 VFR800 "Pancake Meyers"
> '01 RC51 "Southbound Pachyderm"
>

Message Thread for message #98718

kjp986
11/13/2010, 12:45 pm
Charging system impending failure?
Long story short: I installed a Datel LED Volt Meter about a year/year and a half ago, and until recently it showed very steady and predictable readings. This week I'm seeing changes of 1-1.25 volts at steady speeds. Cruising on the highway a

    attitudehats
    11/13/2010, 02:52 pm
    Charging system impending failure?
    I'd be concerned too. I hate electrical gremlins. How old is the battery? I'd hope it was that or the r/r. The r/r's get overheated so badly, it's no surprise to me they fail as often as they do. I've gone thru 4 I think, in the last 5 years

      kjp986
      11/13/2010, 03:15 pm
      Charging system impending failure?
      I'll have time on Sunday to get into it a bit more. If the plugs are the same, I have my '99 VFR apart and I can swap out the R/R to see how that works. I read a lot of R/R stuff on the VFR Discussion forum, but usually they spike a lot more

    Gwynethh
    11/13/2010, 06:43 pm
    Charging system impending failure?
    Time for the hot wire mod? --- In ipcrc@yahoogroups.com, "Kev" <kperham986@...> wrote: > > Lo