WEE not charging, Stuck in Panama...Help, Please
As Ulli and I were in a heavy rain downpour on the last 20 KM to Boquete, Panama. It was just before the deluge that I noticed the Datel voltage readout standing at about 11 volts. I brought the electrical demand to bones minimum but didn't want to pull over because I may not make it on the electrons left in the battery and there was no cover from the rain.
Well, we made it to Sharon and Mickeys house OK, but when I shut the bike down it did not have enough juice to start again, but it turn a bit.
The terminals were a little loose and there was some corrosion. I cleaned that up and charged the battery on Mickeys car charger. Everything back in and without all the farkle wires on the battery, the bike started but only shows 12.5 or so with a few tenths increase with reving the engine.
I charged battery, disconnected it and it holds the 12.7 V overnight. It started fine in the morning but only shows 12. 2 V or so while running, with a few tenths increase with revving the engine.
Hope it's not the alternator...anyone know the check to see if it is? Where is the alternator?
I thought if there is a slight increase in voltage with reving that it might not be but I am not sure.
Thank you to all of the techie folks here for helping.