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k70 - /f700 -f800 k72 electrical issues

I have been having electrical problems for the last 6 months on my 2016 f700 gs
abs the main issue it would test after starting lite flashing then extinguish after ten feet then light would go on a block later no abs this has been ongoing for 6 months then I had lamp out issues and 4 way flasher issues and starter issues it would not crank after I shut down after 5 minutes it would take 2 to three try's
WTF I measured the volts one time for the running lite when the key is on the little bulb in the headline assy was getting 7 volts after a exhaustive trouble shooting no avail. so a couple days ago the moto displayed lamp problem and not even the signals would work only rapid flashing in the display, I shut it down and tried to crank for start and nothing 5 times nothing the starter was hot as hell I pulled it out and examined it , no faults and a starter rebuilder reconfirmed this What the hell I replaced my battery march 10 2020 ten days before shut down the world and never gave it thought that the battery would be fubar after aa year an a half it would start the engine. But this is the problem , it would start the engine but did not have the capacity to run the the electrical system with the the altenator trying to replenish the battery all kinds of problems ABS Lamp out even though there was no lamp out I replaced the battery and every thing is working fine Dont let the Battery fool you it fooled me for a while Logical process of elimination was thrown out the door on this snag
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