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Fri, 06 May 2022 17:22:00 +0000

Molto Verboso
Piaggio mp3 500
Joined: Sun, 10 Oct 2010 21:56:40 +0000
Posts: 1312
Location: Longview,Texas 75604
 
Molto Verboso
Piaggio mp3 500
Joined: Sun, 10 Oct 2010 21:56:40 +0000
Posts: 1312
Location: Longview,Texas 75604
Fri, 06 May 2022 17:22:00 +0000 linkquote
Anybody in USA had any experience on an insurance claim where one personally shorted out a battery and caused a direct short to the battery and burnt wiring on the bike?
Fri, 06 May 2022 17:39:39 +0000

Molto Verboso
Piaggio mp3 500
Joined: Sun, 10 Oct 2010 21:56:40 +0000
Posts: 1312
Location: Longview,Texas 75604
 
Molto Verboso
Piaggio mp3 500
Joined: Sun, 10 Oct 2010 21:56:40 +0000
Posts: 1312
Location: Longview,Texas 75604
Fri, 06 May 2022 17:39:39 +0000 linkquote
Texas in particular!
Fri, 06 May 2022 17:42:17 +0000

Molto Verboso
Piaggio mp3 500
Joined: Sun, 10 Oct 2010 21:56:40 +0000
Posts: 1312
Location: Longview,Texas 75604
 
Molto Verboso
Piaggio mp3 500
Joined: Sun, 10 Oct 2010 21:56:40 +0000
Posts: 1312
Location: Longview,Texas 75604
Fri, 06 May 2022 17:42:17 +0000 linkquote
I set my battery charger on the wrong setting and "BING"! it got it!
Fri, 06 May 2022 17:45:13 +0000

Molto Verboso
Piaggio mp3 500
Joined: Sun, 10 Oct 2010 21:56:40 +0000
Posts: 1312
Location: Longview,Texas 75604
 
Molto Verboso
Piaggio mp3 500
Joined: Sun, 10 Oct 2010 21:56:40 +0000
Posts: 1312
Location: Longview,Texas 75604
Fri, 06 May 2022 17:45:13 +0000 linkquote
I have found in the past that most InsurancePolicies do not exclude Dumb Ass!
Fri, 06 May 2022 21:10:19 +0000

Hooked
Piaggio MP3 500 2016
Joined: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:06:37 +0000
Posts: 111
Location: Chicago
 
Hooked
Piaggio MP3 500 2016
Joined: Tue, 20 Jun 2017 19:06:37 +0000
Posts: 111
Location: Chicago
Fri, 06 May 2022 21:10:19 +0000 linkquote
Phillip..P. Smith wrote:
Anybody in USA had any experience on an insurance claim where one personally shorted out a battery and caused a direct short to the battery and burnt wiring on the bike?
I highly doubt insurance covers incorrect maintenance/repair.
Fri, 06 May 2022 23:33:15 +0000

Addicted
2015 MP3 500 ie Business
Joined: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 17:22:26 +0000
Posts: 909
Location: Belgium
 
Addicted
2015 MP3 500 ie Business
Joined: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 17:22:26 +0000
Posts: 909
Location: Belgium
Fri, 06 May 2022 23:33:15 +0000 linkquote
Must have been a really old or really crummy charger.

Most of today's motorcycle chargers such as the Optimate series i.e. Optimate4 automatically detect if the leads are connected in the wrong order and indicates as such before allowing current to go to the battery or the vehicle's electrical system.

https://optimate1.com/om4/
Fri, 06 May 2022 23:49:34 +0000

Moderaptor
The Hornet (GT200, aka Love Bug) and 'Dimples' - a GTS 300
Joined: Sun, 26 Aug 2007 20:16:15 +0000
Posts: 41679
Location: Pleasant Hill, CA
 
Moderaptor
The Hornet (GT200, aka Love Bug) and 'Dimples' - a GTS 300
Joined: Sun, 26 Aug 2007 20:16:15 +0000
Posts: 41679
Location: Pleasant Hill, CA
Fri, 06 May 2022 23:49:34 +0000 linkquote
It'd be rare for the battery itself to die from a reversed charger, usually it's just the main fuse that blows as the regulator dumps a load of current through the Zener diode across its output.
   

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