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HONDA CB VOLTAGE REGULATOR TEST ETC
« on: July 09, 2019, 10:56:10 AM »
I was rummaging around on Tinternet for something totally different and found this which may be of use if you are having charging probs. I will also post it in Anoraks Corner.

http://blacksquaremotorcycle.com/tag/honda-cb-voltage-regulator-test/
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Re: HONDA CB VOLTAGE REGULATOR TEST ETC
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2019, 11:11:04 AM »
Just a note to anyone who is not familiar with Multi meters in the charging test, when you switch from volts to Amps this reading is taken in series with the battery lead.
 Make sure the meter leads are good for the 7-8 Amps ;)
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Re: HONDA CB VOLTAGE REGULATOR TEST ETC
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2019, 11:21:08 AM »
Just a note to anyone who is not familiar with Multi meters in the charging test, when you switch from volts to Amps this reading is taken in series with the battery lead.
 Make sure the meter leads are good for the 7-8 Amps ;)
I have no doubt you are 100% correct Paul. It's a dark art combined with Witchcraft as far as I'm concerned 😪😪😪😪😪
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Re: HONDA CB VOLTAGE REGULATOR TEST ETC
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2019, 12:31:11 PM »
Just a note to anyone who is not familiar with Multi meters in the charging test, when you switch from volts to Amps this reading is taken in series with the battery lead.
 Make sure the meter leads are good for the 7-8 Amps ;)
I have no doubt you are 100% correct Paul. It's a dark art combined with Witchcraft as far as I'm concerned 😪😪😪😪😪

 ;D ;Djust says switch in the article  :o
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Re: HONDA CB VOLTAGE REGULATOR TEST ETC
« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2019, 01:22:32 PM »
Hi Julie Hope this has cured Grahams problem on the 750 brat

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Re: HONDA CB VOLTAGE REGULATOR TEST ETC
« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2019, 01:46:31 PM »
Hi Julie Hope this has cured Grahams problem on the 750 brat
I bloody hope so Ross. I have given up asking him if he has found the problem......he goes a sort of purple colour with steam coming out of his ears  ::) ::) ::). TBH, I think he has sorted it, I have been riding it recently with no issues, so fingers crossed.
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Re: HONDA CB VOLTAGE REGULATOR TEST ETC
« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2019, 02:06:11 PM »
T ;Dold you the trouble was under the left hand cover??? All that time at night school not wasted then

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« Reply #7 on: July 09, 2019, 02:17:38 PM »
T ;Dold you the trouble was under the left hand cover??? All that time at night school not wasted then

Well, he has spent a lot of time under that left hand cover 🤔🤔😀😀😀
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Re: HONDA CB VOLTAGE REGULATOR TEST ETC
« Reply #8 on: July 09, 2019, 05:08:00 PM »
T ;Dold you the trouble was under the left hand cover??? All that time at night school not wasted then

Well, he has spent a lot of time under that left hand cover 🤔🤔😀😀😀

He was uffing n puffing about that one even on his day out at Crich  ;D

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« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2019, 05:12:22 PM »
T ;Dold you the trouble was under the left hand cover??? All that time at night school not wasted then

Well, he has spent a lot of time under that left hand cover 🤔🤔😀😀😀

He was uffing n puffing about that one even on his day out at Crich  ;D
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Re: HONDA CB VOLTAGE REGULATOR TEST ETC
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2019, 01:31:07 PM »
VERY USEFUL LINK! THANKS FOR SHARING.

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Re: HONDA CB VOLTAGE REGULATOR TEST ETC
« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2019, 03:51:46 PM »
you can also simply try this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xF6WUvqC1Xc


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Re: HONDA CB VOLTAGE REGULATOR TEST ETC
« Reply #12 on: July 10, 2019, 08:39:40 PM »
Just a note to anyone who is not familiar with Multi meters in the charging test, when you switch from volts to Amps this reading is taken in series with the battery lead.
 Make sure the meter leads are good for the 7-8 Amps ;)
Or use a clamp meter to check the current.  You don't have to break into the circuit and you won't need heavy duty meter leads.
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