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All at once my honda won't crank. I've recharged the battery but it just gives a clicking noise when I try to crank it and I believe its drained the battery from this ??

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Battery more than three years old? get a new one, and don't even mess around with trickle charging it has a bad cell and you can confirm this the next time it dies on you check voltage, if it reads 12.3v or less its definitely bad. if your positive that the battery is good showing a charge of 12.5v or more then its probably your voltage regulator going can check this by starting the bike and rev the bike to 4k and watch the voltage climb up to @14.5 v and then get regulated down to @ 13.0v..this is a properly running charging system.

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