Tuesday, 10 November 2020

How to test the battery and if its charging on a motorcycle


checking battery and charging circuit on a motorbike is easy .

first remove side access panel .

test battery at 12v , then start engine and voltage at the battery terminal should rises to around 14v no more than 15v .


How to test the battery and if its charging on a motorcycle

How to test the battery and if its charging on a motorcycle

How to test the battery and if its charging on a motorcycle

How to test the battery and if its charging on a motorcycle

How to test the battery and if its charging on a motorcycle

Rev engine to 3000 rpm 

How to test the battery and if its charging on a motorcycle


                                        





Battery charge results 


If you have a voltage meter you can do some basic tests.
When the engine has been off for at least 1-2 hours with ignition key turned off,
100% Charged 12.60 to 12.8v
75% Charged 12.4v
50% Charged 12.1v
25% Charged 11.9v
0% Charged less than 11.8v

                         

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