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battery fully discharged problem need help!

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Hi All,

I have 1993 YAMAHA KODIAK YFM400 I have a problem that the battery fully discharged this happened the second time.

the first time it happens I fund out that the wire of rectifier/regulator was disconnected,I connected the wire and replace the battery with a new one.

the second time was last Friday after I already went out a week before and everything was fine,I checked before went out that the charging voltage was O.K. it was about 13.5Vdc and battery voltage was O.K. 12.5Vdc then when I was up hill the ATV was very hot it shut down in the middle,I was able to pull start it and continue.

my questions are :

1.is their any connection between the motor hot and the battery shorted? maybe the rectifier/regulator is shorting or the A.C. magneto? but I could continue to ride

2.what do I need to check? what can I do in order to prevent it to happen again.

Thanks in advanced

Oren

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