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Tips To Improve Your Bike’s Battery Performance

Written by Sharad Bajaj
Updated On Mar 20, 20212 min read

It is important to take care of all aspects of your bike’s health, which includes its battery. Read on about how to do so.

When it comes to owning a battery-powered bike, you surely want to do everything you can to prolong your bike’s battery life and performance. Here are a variety of tips that you can incorporate into your bike maintenance routine to help you do so. However, some of these tasks require the skills of a professional mechanic, and it is best to get professional help to perform them. Getting your bike professionally serviced is also an important part of bike ownership, and also a responsibility.

Tips To Improve Your Bike’s Battery Performance

Tips To Enhance Your Bike’s Battery Life

The following are some tips you can follow to enhance the battery life of your bike:

1. Checking Battery Wiring

The first step is to regularly check on the wiring associated with the battery of the bike. If the wiring is faulty, it can cause a lot of trouble. Battery-related wiring problems can be caused by conditions such as heavy rains, windy conditions, or even rodent attacks. You must regularly check on the wiring on your bike’s battery to ensure that such issues are caught early and can be repaired at the earliest, without allowing for greater problems to be created.

2. Give The Battery Some Rest

It is a problem faced often that if the two-wheeler is not used for a long time then the battery may die. For example, if your bike is out of use for a few months due to rainy weather, the battery may die at the end of this period. If your bike is going to be out of use for a long duration, it is useful to disconnect the battery during this time. Store the disconnected battery in an environment that is dry and not cold.

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3. Avoid Burdening The Battery

It is common to attach extra aesthetic elements to bikes by adding extra lights. Such lights, which are usually LED lights, will be a drain on the bike’s battery. Thus, when accessorising the bike, it is important to make sure you do not overburden the battery. Discuss your plans of modification with a professional to determine how much burden your bike’s battery can handle, in order to prolong the battery’s lifetime and keep it in good condition.

4. Charging Your Battery

If a battery is dead, it can often be reactivated by charging. You may not need to replace it in such a situation. Therefore, if your battery has died, attempt charging it first to see if it reactivates. Otherwise, replace it with a reputed and branded battery. Most branded batteries will come with a warranty of a year’s time.

5. Promptly Address Issues

It is important to promptly address any problems that arise related to your bike’s battery. Postponing doing so can worsen the situation and eventually make it difficult to repair. If you feel that there is any problem with your bike’s battery, have it addressed by a professional mechanic at the earliest. Doing so will prevent issues from worsening. Check your battery regularly.


Your battery’s longevity is an important component of your bike’s health. Check it regularly and have it addressed by a professional mechanic to avoid any problems from occurring.

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Disclaimer: This article is issued in the general public interest and meant for general information purposes only. Readers are advised not to rely on the contents of the article as conclusive in nature and should research further or consult an expert in this regard.

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Written by Sharad Bajaj
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 Sharad is an insurance industry veteran who has managed motor insurance products for over a decade. He helped set up and scale the motor insurance vertical for a leading insurance company in his previous stint. In his spare time, Sharad likes to read and be in tune with nature.

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