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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-01-2015, 08:37 PM Thread Starter
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After a few days of my Hammer sitting in the garage I decided to ride it to work i jumped on it turn the key and it barely turned over I keep it on a tender when I know its not gonna be ridden for a few days so I figure battery time , I go and start pulling the seat and the side covers and come to find out both cables are hand tight , I tighten them let it sit on the tender over night and she fires right up no problems .
So for shits and giggles checkem every once and a while I know I will for now on

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-02-2015, 05:24 AM
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Great tip Scott.
Loose battery connections seem to happen too often and cause all sorts of issues.
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put a washer on each bolt 1/4" size.
If cheap ass Vic would use flexible cables we would have this problem
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-02-2015, 01:30 PM
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Checked mine before last weeks trip but it didnt stop the battery from going up in smoke,rectifier failure apparently a common issue so I was told,thank goodness its still under warranty wouldnt want to think of the cost of both parts.

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