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Old 11-06-2012, 08:10 PM   #16
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To answer my own question, in case someone is also looking, found an excellent mechanic on the south shore of montreal; forgot his name but he's in the canada ktm race team (as a mechanic) as seems to be a reference. He works at Moto Duroy.

Not only that, but contrary to the other montreal ktm shop I've not been impressed with, they actually STOCK PARTS! :)

So, at least that's settled. :)
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Old 11-06-2012, 10:11 PM   #17
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starting issue

hey guys, have a question. 2005 KTM 640 with a Odessey pc310 about 4 years old. I went out for about an hour ride today came home , used the red shut off so I didnt wake the neighbor, and hit it back to normal. It was still daytime ( neighbor is on shift work ) and I think I might have left the key in the on position and high beams on for an hour or so. I bring it in, did some adjustments on the front wheel, and go to start it and it wouldnt start. ( remember im only guessing that I left the light on ) I am getting a high speed clicking sound from around the battery area. Im gonna put it on a charger but curious, does this sound like a cylanoid or more like low battery?
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:20 AM   #18
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Did you try kicking starting?
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:20 AM   #19
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hey guys, have a question. 2005 KTM 640 with a Odessey pc310 about 4 years old. I went out for about an hour ride today came home , used the red shut off so I didnt wake the neighbor, and hit it back to normal. It was still daytime ( neighbor is on shift work ) and I think I might have left the key in the on position and high beams on for an hour or so. I bring it in, did some adjustments on the front wheel, and go to start it and it wouldnt start. ( remember im only guessing that I left the light on ) I am getting a high speed clicking sound from around the battery area. Im gonna put it on a charger but curious, does this sound like a cylanoid or more like low battery?
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Clicking noise sounds like a dead battery to me.
Try kick starting before its completely dead.....
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:34 AM   #20
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Heh bobber...how's the SMC-ADV project coming?


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Clicking noise sounds like a dead battery to me.
Try kick starting before its completely dead.....
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:58 AM   #21
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Old 11-07-2012, 08:59 AM   #22
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No, I didnt try to kick start, a buddy was saying it would be hard on the alternator if the bat was dead. I threw it on a charger for a few hours. Never kicked started it before. Infact never kick started a bike period, always had the start button .
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Old 11-07-2012, 09:00 AM   #23
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Not yet. Whiting to get some replies to questions I've posted. This sat.will be a BIG stay thanks to scrambler tom and drift.

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Old 11-07-2012, 09:02 AM   #24
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No, I didnt try to kick start, a buddy was saying it would be hard on the alternator if the bat was dead. I threw it on a charger for a few hours. Never kicked started it before. Infact never kick started a bike period, always had the start button .
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Why/how would kick starting hurry the alternator/stator?

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Old 11-07-2012, 02:36 PM   #25
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Why/how would kick starting hurry the alternator/stator?

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I was told something to do with the demand placed on the system with a dead battery would pull from the alternator putting too much stress on it, that the battery should have some life in it before kicking... I dunno, Im far from a mechanically inclined person lol. Just what i was told, thus the reason that I didnt try it. Putting the battery back in it in a few. /Fingerscorssed
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Old 11-07-2012, 03:05 PM   #26
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I was told something to do with the demand placed on the system with a dead battery would pull from the alternator putting too much stress on it, that the battery should have some life in it before kicking... I dunno, Im far from a mechanically inclined person lol. Just what i was told, thus the reason that I didnt try it. Putting the battery back in it in a few. /Fingerscorssed
Kicker is just hard on your leg, not the stator (doesn't have an alternator). Killed my battery a couple of times, just kicked it to go.
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Old 11-07-2012, 05:14 PM   #27
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Kicker is just hard on your leg, not the stator (doesn't have an alternator). Killed my battery a couple of times, just kicked it to go.
Awsome. kicked over, and had the battery charged a bit too, so all is good, thanks guys!!!
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