CRF 250X Electric start challenge
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    luisonair
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    Re: CRF 250X Electric start challenge

    by luisonair » Tue Jul 31, 2018 12:53 pm

    So, the battery could be charged (12.6v) and still not have the amperage needed to start? the battery is one year old.
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    JimDirt
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    Re: CRF 250X Electric start challenge

    by JimDirt » Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:56 am

    Yes , the battery could have a weak cell , and age has nothing to do with it , it will have all the voltage because its not a dead cell , which would make it have something like 8.5 volts , (approximately 2 volts per cell) , but with a weak cell , the battery would have full voltage , but under a load , the amperage drops so low its unable to pull the load required to spin the starter fast enough to start it , a automotive parts store (Autozone , etc.) or a bike shop , should have a Battery Load Tester , and it will tell immediately if the battery is at fault and can't hold the load , or on its way out due to a weak cell ..... ;)
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