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  1. VTX1800C Electrical problem - won't start

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    Long time member but first time post. Usually somebody has already posted and answered my question. I put the battery back in my VTX1800C after having it on the battery tender off and on over the winter. Turn the key and lights come on, horn works, etc. But as soon as I push the starter button...
  2. --Bike Wont Start --Ideas/Advice would be appreciated

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Hi all, I have been lurking here for sometime now but never posted. There is a ton of knowledge here so I thought I ask you all for some advice. I have run into an issue that I cant figure out. Basically my bike (2007 VTX1300R) isnt starting after winter. Here is what was done to store it. -...
  3. Possible Battery Issues

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    Hey guys and gals, been a while since I've been on here due to a new addition to our family. Anyway, here's the deal. I think I may have let the ole 1800C sit too long before I put the trickle charge on her and when I got on her the other day to fire it up it wouldn't even turn over. So I...
  4. Battery Spec. question

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    Looking at alternatives to the million dollar oem battery . . . . the stock is 9A x 1hr, i found one that is 3.6A x 3hr. is that the same or what?:dontknow:
  5. voltage DROPS when engine revs?

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    My engine idles at 14.26v, and when I rev the engine it drops to 13.46v. Exactly opposite of what I expected. I thought my Kury LED voltage display was malfunctioning but I tested with my voltmeter. Is this to be expected or do I have a component about to fail? I just changed out the battery...
  6. Please help. ELECTRICAL issue.

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    Hello brothers. Thank you for taking time to read and hopefully help. I have a 2006 VTX 1800 C2 that will start if hooked to cables (and a booster box tapping the heavy lead on the sylinoid) but as soon as I unhook the battery from the car it shuts off. Runs like a raped ape when it is on the...
  7. Hard to start

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    Ok got my 04 neo retro several months ago. Fixed the ground issues and bike is stock. I have had issues now and then with starting issues. I turn the key on everything powers up FI light comes on and goes off. But when I hit the switch (sometimes) it acts like the battery is dead. It does it at...
  8. Battery dies overnight

    VTX 1800 Tech Board
    2003 vtx c with only 4000miles. I just bought it. Hypercharger, PCIII, VH pipes My battery has been on a trickle charger for 1 month. I did the ground fix. Took it to a shop to do a load test and passed. Battery is 2 years old. What would cause the battery to drain overnight? I fear that if I...
  9. Starting after a ride

    VTX 1300 Riders Board
    Bike starts great before a ride...... Seems like the battery has trouble cranking after stopping from a ride when hot..... New battery?????