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Ducati Diavel Service Manual: Rectifier-regulator

The rectifier (1) is placed in the electrical components compartment.

The rectifier/regulator consists of an aluminium casing containing the diodes that rectify the current produced by the alternator. It also contains an electronic device that regulates the current supplied by the alternator in accordance with battery voltage.

If the battery is drained, the current has the value necessary to restore optimum operating conditions of the battery. In contrast, if the battery is fully charged, the current value will be lower.

Note

Control the charger current by using the dds diagnosis instrument (sect. 6 - 11, Diagnostic instruments).

Removal of the regulator


Undo the two fixing screws (1) of the voltage regulator (2) and remove it together with them.

Important

Do not disconnect the battery cables when engine is running because this would cause irreparable damage to the regulator.

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Refitting the regulator

Position the regulator (1) on the support.

Tighten the screws (1) to a torque of 10 nm +/- 10% (sect. 3 - 3, Frame torque settings).

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Important

Do not disconnect the battery cables when engine is running because this would cause irreparable damage to the regulator.

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Regulator fuse

The 30 a fuse is located inside the solenoid starter in the electrical components compartment.

Rectifier-regulator


Remove the fuse cap (a) to reach it.

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A blown fuse can be identified by breakage of the inner filament (b).

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Important

To avoid possible short circuits, replace the fuse in key off condition.

Warning

Never use a fuse with a rating other than the specified value. Failure to observe this rule may damage the electric system or even cause fire.

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