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i have had this problem before, but the dealer didn't do anything but temporarily fix the problem. it has a new regulator/rectifier, new stator, and a new battery. I'll ride it fine for a little while and it ill die on me either in a parking lot or out on the road, i need some assistance with finding out any particular electric problems with earlier blades.
 

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Does it start again afterwards?
Is the battery flat when it dies?
How far/long can you ride before it dies?
 

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basically what happens is that when i charge the battery i can ride for about an hour then it will die and won't start back up. and i have an led integrated tail light with resistors, and regular flush mounts in the front.
 

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Clearly the battery isn't charging then.
It's either the stator or regulator or a break in the wires between them.
Have you checked voltage at the battery with the engine running to see if the system is charging?
 

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I think either you have a week stator or a problem with a bulb. I bought some immitation HID bulbs off ebay and my bike 98 did the same thing. Switched back the bulbs, problem solved. The charging system in that bike isn't that strong.
 

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the battery is only getting about 11.8v from the regulator but the stator is putting out the right amount of voltage. as for the bulbs i have normal dual filament bulbs in the front and led with resistors in the rear
 

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11.8V is not a charged battery.
Do the volts rise or fall while the engine is idling?
 

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ok let me explain this again, the battery is fully charged at 13.2v. i measure alternating voltage from the stator im gettin about 67v at 5000rpm, and hen i measure voltage at the regulator i am getting about 11.8v going out to the battery, so i am thinking that the regulator/rectifier needs replaced the guy i bought the bike from bought it from regulatorrectifier.com.
 

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Certainly sounds like the regulator to me.
 

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Physically disconnect the R/R plug and see if it has any corrosion. Clean the contacts to be sure. These have a habit of getting wet and rusting out.
 
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