Cuts out under load

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derick77
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Cuts out under load

Post by derick77 » Wed Jan 22, 2014 8:43 pm

Strange one for you, Bike runs fine ... turn on headlights it starts to hiccup and spit now and then and sometimes just stalls, Changed battery, no avail, It's got a new rectifier on it, seems to be under-load it starts to cough. What do you guys reckon it could be? I DO have car bulbs in there at the moment (Modified a H4 to fit) Think its worth me swapping out that for a motorbike one?

Any suggestions? cheers.

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Re: Cuts out under load

Post by masterofinsanity » Wed Jan 22, 2014 8:55 pm

Take the bulbs out altogether if you suspect them
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Re: Cuts out under load

Post by furiousD » Thu Jan 22, 2015 4:21 pm

Hi, did you ever manage to get this fixed? Been having trouble with mine. It won't start at all with the headlight on and when it's running and I switch the headlight on it cuts out unless there's a lot of revs. I have a pretty new battery and I checked the rectifier and it seems to be ok

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