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I have a 2004 honda shadow aero. When I was riding lasst weekend the bike shut off like it ran out of gas. It would turn back on, but when I gave it throtle it would die. I let it sit for a few hours and then I could ride about 50 yards and it would shut down again. So on and so on...... please help. I am new to fixing bikes need some good advice.

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Sounds like the battery is dying. A low battery and/or bad stator or bad regulator will cause the battery to get low on voltage. Although enough to start the bike and idle, it will loose power to the coils under heavy throttle.

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Check fuel pump. You might have a bad diaphragm.

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