RR Issue & other electrical gremlins for 3rd & 4th Gen Bikes.... EXPLAINED

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  1. 94VFRVA

    94VFRVA New Member

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    All,

    While searching online for answers/clues on my electrical issues I'm currently experiencing, I found some information that I've not yet seen on any forums so far. I think this will help the 3rd & 4th gen and will soon be trying this myself.

    It's a bit of reading, but I think worth it.

    http://www.electronicamotos.com.ar/technical-resources/library/known-issues/street_44900.html

    If this has been posted before, then I apologize; if not, then I hope it can help solve the mysterious RR failure problems our bikes are so prone to experiencing. Perhaps we can even make it a permanent sticky.

    Thanks,

    D
     
  2. Allyance

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    Good article, he says the same thing I have been saying all along: Corroded contacts with high resistance generate heat. They pass voltage, but not current. Which is why they can't be found with a volt meter. It is the current that generates the heat and charges the battery.
     
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    i did not know that they had a crimp at the tank junction, will check mine
     
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    Good read, thanks. I'm in the process of rewiring my GS500 for almost the same reason. Black/corroded wiring causing all manner of problems.
     
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    This is why people who have run the rec/reg wires directly to the + and - neg of the battery have had no further problems
     
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    looks like i got something to do.
     
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