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Bike is a 2011 Kawasaki 650 versys having a charging system…

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Bike is a 2011 Kawasaki 650 versys having a charging system problem. With a full charge on the battery I only show about 11.5 volts charging at about 4,000 rpm. Where is the regulator rectifier located?

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked all the fuses? Do you have a wiring diagram?

No I don't have a diagram. No I haven't checked the fuses all the lights work it's just not charging

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 650 yourself? What have you tried so far?

I'd like to fix it myself but if I have I'll take it to a good shop. I've only tried checking the voltage at the battery fat about 4,000 rpm. Shows about 11.5 volts not enough.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No I think that's it. Need to know where the R/ R is located. Thanks.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Ok the symtoms are at 4,000 rpm I'm only getting about 11.5 volts charging at the battery. Lights all work so I've assumed all the fuses are good.
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