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Charging The Battery - Ducati Multistrada 1200 ABS Owner's Manual

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Charging the battery

Before charging the battery, it is recommended to remove it
from the motorcycle.
Remove the rider seat, unscrew the screw (1) and remove
the bracket (2). Always disconnect the black negative
terminal (-) first, then the red positive terminal (+).
The battery produces explosive gases: keep it away
from heat sources and flames.
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
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.
Reinstall the battery on its mount and secure the bracket (2)
with the screw (1). Apply some grease on the fastening
screws to improve conductive capacity and connect the
(fig. 148)
Keep the battery out of the reach of children.
Charge the battery at 0.9 A for 5÷10 hours.
fig. 148


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  • Shaun Jan 07, 2017 06:19:
    Very useful, thank you. Dont have to take the paper version out in the garage and get it covered in oil, grease etc.