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eddy
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PostSubject: Dead battery.   Dead battery. I_icon_minitimeSun Mar 28, 2010 10:06 am

Battery dead.
No wonder.
Five? years old and to weak.( 8.5 AH)
Must be... 11 AH.
I bought a Yuasa YTZ12S.

When running, the battery recieves :
14.7 V.
14.45 V with lights on.
14.25 V with high beam.

Seems high values to me.

Please, can some one who owns a workshop manual ,look if this within the specifications.

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PostSubject: Re: Dead battery.   Dead battery. I_icon_minitimeSun Mar 28, 2010 10:17 am

Hi Eddy,

With the head light on while running normaly, just low beam (No brake lights on, No turn signals on, No horn) at 40MPH I get 14.4 VDC, at the battery, on my digital voltage meter.

That's a stock Honda Battery 1 1/2 years old and 8,000 miles on the scooter.
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PostSubject: Re: Dead battery.   Dead battery. I_icon_minitimeSun Mar 28, 2010 10:27 am

14.5 + or - is fine.
Under 15.5 is the spec

Heres the manual info:

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PostSubject: Re: Dead battery.   Dead battery. I_icon_minitimeMon Mar 29, 2010 12:53 am

At DennisB:Your value is pretty close to mine.Good for my peace of mind.-------------------------------------At AllHondascoots :So, lower than 15.5 V is according the specs?I can't make that out with your scan.Maybe i am missing something.-----------------------------------For info.... the leak-current of my scoot is 1 mA.I think thats ok for a 9 years old bike.
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PostSubject: Re: Dead battery.   Dead battery. I_icon_minitimeSun Apr 11, 2010 8:35 am

In my owners manual i can't find the specifications of the light bulbs.I like to buy spare bulbs.(year 2001)Can some one give me the types?
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PostSubject: Re: Dead battery.   Dead battery. I_icon_minitimeSun Apr 11, 2010 9:51 am

Hi Eddy,

Here is the Honda description: BULB (12V 55W) (H7) 34901-MAT-611
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PostSubject: Re: Dead battery.   Dead battery. I_icon_minitimeMon Apr 12, 2010 10:14 am

Thanks Dennis,Yes, i tought it was H7.The headlights are pretty visible in the front glass.Both the same.HB and LB.I found the doors in the trunk.Turn signals bulbs are 21 Watt, yellow glas.Reed some where the tail lights are  21/5 watt.License bulb ...5 watt.
Now i can buy spare bulbs.
Next time , when i am in the mood, have time, warm day...Maintenance of my un-know bike.Take off plastic.New...Oil,oilfilter,rear oil,airfilter, sparks...
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PostSubject: Re: Dead battery.   Dead battery. I_icon_minitimeThu Apr 29, 2010 4:28 am

So...i did bought the bulbs and did the maintenance. 
New...Oil,oilfilter,airfilter, sparkplugs
Checked coolant and brake liquid...ok.(both very clear)
Opened the variatorcovers...cleaned black dust, cleaned the filter.Pulleys seems smoot and ok.
Question:What is the normal live time of the clutch-shoes?
Thank You.
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PostSubject: Re: Dead battery.   Dead battery. I_icon_minitimeSat May 15, 2010 9:18 am

Did a measure of the oil temperature in the engine carter.

( in the hole of the dipstick, after a easy tour of 30 minutes)

207 gr F.  ( 97 Celsius)

Question:What is the normal live time of the clutch-shoes?
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PostSubject: Re: Dead battery.   Dead battery. I_icon_minitimeSat May 15, 2010 10:08 am

Hi eddy,

This sounds to often to me, but if you look in your owners manual it states to inspect and clean the clutch shoes, every 4,000 miles. Man...that's not going to work for me. The next time I get in there will be to change the belt out at 16,000 and then I will take a look at the clutch.
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PostSubject: Re: Dead battery.   Dead battery. I_icon_minitimeTue May 18, 2010 8:57 am

OK Dennis,
Maybe not a thing for worries.
Indeed not mutch to find about troubles of honda scooter clutch.... only noises.
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