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Ducati Diavel Owners Manual: Charging the battery

Before charging the battery, it is recommended to remove it from the motorcycle.

Important


The battery is housed in the cowling, always contact a ducati dealer or an authorised service centre for its removal.

Remove the left cowling (1, fig. 137) Loosening: side screw (2, fig. 137) Retaining the electrical parts box; top screw (3, fig. 137) Retaining the electrical parts box; bottom screw (4, fig. 137) Retaining the central cowling;

Charging the battery


Screw (5, fig. 138) Retaining the central cowling to left cowling.

Unscrew the screws (6, fig. 139) And remove the battery mounting cover (7, fig. 139).

Charging the battery


Charging the battery


Slide out the battery (8, fig. 140) From its housing and, always starting from the negative terminal (-), loosen the screws (9, fig. 140).

Remove the positive cable (10, fig. 140), The abs positive cable (11, fig. 140) From the positive terminal and the negative cable (12, fig. 140) From the negative terminal.

Charging the battery


Warning


The battery produces explosive gases: keep it away from heat sources and flames.

Warning


Keep the battery out of the reach of children.

Charge the battery at 0.9 A for 5÷10 hours.

Charge the battery in a well-ventilated area.

Connect the battery charger leads to the battery terminals: red to the positive terminal (+), black to the negative terminal (-).

Important


Connect the battery to the charger before switching it on; failure to do so can result in sparking at the battery terminals, which could ignite the gases inside the cells.

Always connect the red positive terminal (+) first.

Lay down the abs positive cable (11, fig. 141), Onto positive cable (10, fig. 141) And start screw (9, fig. 141) In its thread on these cables.

Charging the battery


Connect the positive cable (10, fig. 142), Previously assembled to abs cable (11, fig. 142), To battery positive terminal, and negative cable (12, fig. 142) To battery negative terminal, by starting the other screw (9, fig. 142) In its thread.

Tighten the terminal clamp screws (9, fig. 142) To a torque of 5 nm ±10% and apply grease onto the battery terminals to prevent oxidation.

Reposition the battery (8, fig. 143) In the support, positioning the cables (10, fig. 143) And (11, fig. 143) As shown in fig.

143.

Charging the battery


Charging the battery


Refit battery mounting cover (7, fig. 144) And fasten tightening the screws (6, fig. 144) To a torque of 10 nm ±10%.

Charging the battery


Refit the left cowling (1, fig. 145) As follows: start the side screw (2, fig. 145) Retaining the electrical parts box in its thread; start the top screw (3, fig. 145) Retaining the electrical parts box in its thread; start the bottom screw (4, fig. 145) Retaining the central cowling in its thread;

Charging the battery


Start the screw (5, fig. 146) Retaining the central cowling to left cowling in its thread.

Tighten the screws (2, fig. 149), (3, Fig. 145), (4, Fig. 145) And (5, fig. 146) To a torque of 10 nm ±10%.

Charging the battery


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