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Battery Trouble - Kawasaki KLX110 Service Manual

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Troubleshooting Guide
Brake noise:
Brake linings over worn or worn unevenly
Drum worn unevenly or scored
Brake spring(s) weak or broken
Foreign matter in hub
Brake not properly adjusted
Other noise:
Bracket, nut, bolt, etc., not properly
mounted or tightened
Abnormal Exhaust Color:
White smoke:
Piston oil ring worn
Cylinder worn
Valve oil seal damaged
Valve guide worn
Engine oil level too high
Black smoke:
Air cleaner element clogged
Main jet too large or fallen off
Choke valve closed
Fuel level in carburetor float bowl too high
Brown smoke:
Main jet too small
Fuel level in carburetor float bowl too low
Air cleaner duct loose
Air cleaner poorly sealed or missing
Handling and/or Stability
Handlebar hard to turn:
Cable, hose, wire routing incorrect
Steering stem nut too tight
Steering stem bearing damaged
Steering stem bearing lubrication inade-
Steering stem bent
Tire air pressure too low
Handlebar shakes or excessively vibrates:
Tire worn
Swingarm pivot bearings worn
Rim warped or not balanced
Spokes loose
Wheel bearing worn
Handlebar holder bolt loose
Steering stem head nut loose
Front, rear axle runout excessive
Handlebar pulls to one side:
Frame bent
Rear wheel misalignment
Swingarm bent or twisted
Swingarm pivot shaft runout excessive
Steering maladjusted
Steering stem bent
Front fork bent
Right and left front fork oil level uneven
Suspension operation trouble:
(Too hard)
Tire air pressure too high
Front fork oil excessive
Front fork oil viscosity too high
Front fork bent
(Too soft)
Front fork oil insufficient or leaking
Front fork oil viscosity too low
Front fork, rear shock absorber spring weak
Rear shock absorber oil or gas leaking
Tire air pressure too low
Brake Doesn't Hold:
Brake not properly adjusted
Brake linings over worn or worn unevenly
Drum worn unevenly or scored
Cam, camshaft, shaft hole worn
Oil, grease on lining and drum
Dirt, water between lining and drum

Battery Trouble:

Battery discharged:
Charge insufficient
Battery faulty (too low terminal voltage)
Battery lead making poor contact
Alternator trouble
Wiring faulty
Regulator/rectifier trouble
Battery overcharged:
Alternator trouble
Regulator/rectifier trouble
Battery faulty


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