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03 wing,,do i have to disconnect the battery when charging ? i bought a battery tender jr. and it has the permanent adapter cable that goes on the battery but my service manual says to pull the battery when charging.???? can i use the tender cable and leave the battery hooked up ???? thanks
 
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Been using battery tender without taking battery for years. Normally hook it up if I'm not going to ride for a couple of weeks. Just never try to start bike with battery tender connected.
 

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Steve_Aylor said:
Just never try to start bike with battery tender connected.
What happens if you do??

I've started mine many times with it connected without any problems.....should I be looking for something??
 

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I'm like Steve...just hook the tender up when I'm gone for a week or two. I think what the manual is talking about is a "charging situation" vs "battery maintaining situation", there is a difference.
 
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