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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 07-09-2007, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
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Battery Question

How long do you guys keep your battery? I know car batteries last about 4 years and some of them go dead without a warning. I bought the battery new last October of '05. I'm just wondering if I should replace it after 2 years before it goes dead. Thanks guys.
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 07-09-2007, 08:53 AM
 
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I usuallly wait til mine starts to go. You can tell when they start to get weak.
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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 07-09-2007, 04:49 PM
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It depends completely on the riding habbits(how often you ride), winter season if you have one, use a battery tender, weather conditions, ect...




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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 07-11-2007, 12:05 AM
 
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It depends completely on the riding habbits(how often you ride), winter season if you have one, use a battery tender, weather conditions, ect...
I usually recommend that people wait till they start to go out, buy a charger if you are worried about not having one that works. Usually you can charge it and get it to work long enough to get a new battery.
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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 07-11-2007, 08:00 AM
 
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Keep the battery until it starts to go dead. During the winter season keep it on a battery tender, and out of the cold. Typically the batterys last 4 or 5 years if you take care of them.
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Keep the battery until it starts to go dead. During the winter season keep it on a battery tender, and out of the cold. Typically the batterys last 4 or 5 years if you take care of them.




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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 07-14-2007, 07:36 PM
 
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I agree too about 5 yrs if you take car of them over winter (tender) And dont leave it sit for months w/out use if not on tender
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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-23-2010, 01:12 PM
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It all depends on how much you ride your bike? But when your not riding you should try and keep a battery maintainer on the battery. Also motorcycle batteries should last around two to three years.

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post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 03-13-2010, 12:30 AM
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I usually get about 2-years.
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I usually get about 2-years
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