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Anyone ever had to jump their PA using a boost box or jumper cables? Wondering if there is a way to do it - without removing the skid plate...

Since the Batter Tender is on a relay - i DON"T THINK it's active when the bike is powered on...
 

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I’ve not tried jumping one. But you are correct the battery tender socket is not active when the bike is running.
 

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The battery tender connection would also not work because the cable cross-section is too thin for the high bridging current. With a normal charging process, this is not a problem because much lower currents flow.
I made the mistake of making too long settings on the display for a long period of time without the engine running. It was then no longer enough for a start process. I didn't have a jump starter and removed the battery according to the manual and then charged it in the classic way.
 

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Can you get at the positive post of the starter? Thats what I use to jump start non-PA HD's. Pull the rubber boot back, clamp on and ground on the foot peg or somewhere else. Unfamiliar with the PA motor/starter.
 

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The idea is good, but difficult to implement. The jumpstarter clips that I know are too thick to attach to the positive pole of the battery when installed. The motor protection must always be off. I would also be grateful for a better solution.
 

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