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tried to jump start my car from the bike but stupidly left the key on for the bike and the battery was dead. Have had it on the charger now for a week and it's still dead. Wondering if I could of destroyed the battery or even worse fried some electrical? Any advice?

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tried to jump start my car from the bike but stupidly left the key on for the bike and the battery was dead. Have had it on the charger now for a week and it's still dead. Wondering if I could of destroyed the battery or even worse fried some electrical? Any advice?
You are saying the battery will not turn the engine over....buy/borrow a volt meter.....
I've seen $9.95 meters in Walmart & Habour Freight.


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Curious, can you start a car with a motorcycle battery. Don't seem right to me.
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Curious, can you start a car with a motorcycle battery. Don't seem right to me.
If the car battery almost has enough charge the additional 30-40 amps from the bike battery could do it.

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No lights come on at all when I turn the key on. Could my spark plugs not being hooked up maybe cause this? I didn't think so but it never hurts to ask.

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No spark plugs shouldn't matter.sounds like dead battery
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Would it be completely dead? It's been on the tender and it's not doing nothing. Maybe distilled water could bring it back?

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How old is the battery? Should also get an agm battery.sounds like another case of toasted battery

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Battery is not even a year old. Maybe 8 months.

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I'm thinking your battery is pretty much toast and you need a new one. I've always been told to never start a car with the motorcycle battery hooked up to the cars battery as the extra energy spike from the car's alternator can be enough to destroy the battery.

Until you hook up a volt meter to the battery to test the voltage, there is no way to know for sure. However, since you said you've had the charger hooked up for several day's I would guess that you have a damaged/shorted cell in the battery and it's simply done with.

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