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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Recharging the battery

Examine the label on the battery showing the check intervals in order to determine when to test the voltage.

Recharging the battery


Charge the battery if the open circuit voltage is lower than 12.8 V. Leaving the battery discharged for more than one month could damage it. Check the battery charge with a voltmeter.

Always check the condition of the battery before recharging and 1 to 2 hours afterwards.

Important

Pay careful attention to recharging times. Stop charging immediately if the battery becomes too hot to the touch. Leave to cool before resuming charging.

Use only constant-voltage battery chargers.

Check that battery terminals are properly connected to the battery charger.

To charge the battery, proceed as follows.


Use fast charging in emergencies only.

Storing the battery

If the battery voltage is less than or equal to 11.5 V, it must be recharged.

Connect the battery charger to the battery.

Use a voltage of 16-17 v.

If the ammeter shows no change, increase the voltage to the maximum of 25 v.

Charge for 5 minutes.

If the ammeter shows a change, return the voltage to 16-17 v; otherwise replace the battery.

Checking the battery charging system
To check the current flow of the recharging circuit, use the "dds" diagnosis instrument, which is equipped with an inductive clamp-type amperemeter: refer to chapter "testing the battery charging ...

Topping up the electrolyte
Warning Before carrying out any operations on the battery, keep in mind the safety standards (sect.1 - 3, General safety rules). The electrolyte in the battery is toxic and can cause burns if it ...

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Refitting the camshafts
If the stud bolts (2) were removed, apply the recommended threadlocker to the short end of the stud bolts (2), i.E. The end that is to be screwed into the cylinder head. Tighten the stud bolts (2) to a torque of 10 nm (min. 9 Nm - max. 11 Nm) (sect. 3 - 3, Engine torque settings). Check t ...

Appropriate diagnosis tools
97900.0211 Dds (ducati diagnosis system) without cables 97900.0227 Power cable and diagnosis 97900.0222 Power cable and diagnosis 1060838 (measurement module) 97900.0218 Vacuum sensor 552.1.039.1A Pressure sensor 97900.0220 Pressure/vacuum tube 97900.0221 Union ...

Removal of the shock absorber support
Remove the rear brake master cylinder (sect. 7 - 4, Removing of the rear brake control). Remove the rear shock absorber (see removal of the rear shock absorber of this section). Loosen the screws (2) and (7) and their nuts (35). Remove the side stand (sect. 7 - 16, Removing of the ...

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