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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-01-2013, 09:47 AM Thread Starter
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Is it ok to disconnect the battery ?

I want to run some extra power up to my fairing.I want to come off the battery for it.Is there any harm in unhooking the wires from the battery ?

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-01-2013, 10:16 AM
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It should be no worse than changing the battery. You'd have to disconnect the battery terminals in order to remove the battery which would mean theres no power to any of the wires on the bike.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-01-2013, 10:20 AM
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If you have the alarm siren, turn ignition on with fob present, then pull the maxi fuse to disable the alarm. Then you can disconnect battery.

Also, make sure you fuse the wire you install as close to the battery as possible.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-02-2013, 05:36 PM
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No problem at all, I remove my battery for the long winter months. Allways disconnect the negative terminal first!

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-02-2013, 07:59 PM
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As Psycho said, neg 1st, good ins when removing fairin, inline fuse any n all when going direct to batt
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-02-2013, 08:02 PM
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The manual just about tells you to disconnect the battery before inflating the tires!
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