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2005 Suzuki King Quad 700 Killing Batteries

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I have a King Quad 700 (2005) that continues to kill batteries. The batteries are so fired that will not recharge. I have a new stator, new main board (brain). When you put a new battery in the ground psot gets so hot it will burn you if you touch it. Any ideas? Thanks

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Sounds like you have a short somewhere.

* Moderator, please move this thread into the Suzuki forum.

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Agreed, sounds like a dead short, close to the battery. I would check the battery cables, and the starter, if the hot starter terminal is broken off, or a chunk of metal is grounding it out, it could be shorting there.

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Another thing you can do is hook up a meter to test for draw, then start pulling fuses to see what system/circuit is the issue. Then you'll have a place to start.

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