Honda XRV Forum banner

1 - 5 of 5 Posts

2 Posts
Discussion Starter #1
Hi everyone,
I am a proud owner of a AT RD07A 1997 (Name TOTO)
I experienced a bizarre moment this morning as was riding, Toto decided to cut out leaving me with no lights or ignition button working( dead )
10 minutes later after waiting on the side of the road she started again !
Now I will admit that I had my USB charger on but not in use, my Oxford heated grips at 75% heat, headlights on and my halogen spotlights on.
Now will admit that the green saver light on my Oxford heated grips does come on after a while but goes off when I turn my halogen lights off or headlights down to dim !
I would very much appreciate the valuable knowledge available so I can carry
on my journey from Henley on Thames to Maastricht before Christmas 馃巹 .
It makes me a little nervous Toto cutting out again on a loaded up journey !
Thanks AT team !

2 Posts
Discussion Starter #3
Thanks for the suggestion..
I will take a look...
Turning off some for the accessories.. seems to work ..
but I need a solution so they all work at the same time !

1,764 Posts
Just my two penn'orth!
Could the halogen spotlights be the straw that breaks the camel's back? Generally the bike's alternator is rated to run the standard loads (lights, ignition) with a small "reserve" - adding a pair of power-hungry halogen spots (55w each, I suspect) will be an overload. Maybe worth looking at LED spots instead as these are much lower wattage and therefore draw much less current.
1 - 5 of 5 Posts