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Voltage Rectifier/regulator that does not contract COVID?
« on: September 28, 2020, 10:32:31 am »
Hi all,

Fitted a 50A (instead of a 35A unit) RR from Startline a few months ago.

Worked fine till two weeks back.

Status, measured on the battery.

1. Not connected to loom, engine running - 14.6v output.
2. Connected to loom, with engine running 12.4v odd.
3. Running, with main lights on, voltage drops to 11.1v  :patch:
4. With indicator(s), it fluctuates. 11v - 9.2v

We tested with different RR, voltages were better, but still not charging 14 to 15 v as per the Honda XRV 750 specs.

Now the question here is:

Where and what spec RR do I need to source that will do the job here? @ Superfoxy (you have a PM as well)  :thumleft:

As always, thank you for the feedback!
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Re: Voltage Rectifier/regulator that does not contract COVID?
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2020, 12:13:38 pm »
Have you checked the alternator output on each of the three phases to be sure the stator is working properly?
 

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Re: Voltage Rectifier/regulator that does not contract COVID?
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2020, 12:18:42 pm »
Have you checked the alternator output on each of the three phases to be sure the stator is working properly?

HI, Yes we did.

20v odd each, no short to Ground on any of them. :deal:
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Re: Voltage Rectifier/regulator that does not contract COVID?
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2020, 12:26:40 pm »
LB... Runner repaired my XR650L's R/R.

As Runner said, the Startline jobbies you keep as a spare and use it when necessary out in the sticks when needed, and have the OEM on repaired.

I had a Startline R/R on the 650L and it lasted about 8 months.
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Re: Voltage Rectifier/regulator that does not contract COVID?
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2020, 12:38:59 pm »
LB... Runner repaired my XR650L's R/R.

As Runner said, the Startline jobbies you keep as a spare and use it when necessary out in the sticks when needed, and have the OEM on repaired.

I had a Startline R/R on the 650L and it lasted about 8 months.

Thanks BullFrog, more detail on this Runner person please?  :deal:

I know there is someone in the greater CT area that rebuilds these things, but I am not sure if it is to MOSFET specs though. :sip:
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Re: Voltage Rectifier/regulator that does not contract COVID?
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2020, 12:44:27 pm »
Off Road Cycles in Pretoria.... Con'farkin'rad....

Superfoxi or Dux should be able to point you in the right direction in your area...
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Re: Voltage Rectifier/regulator that does not contract COVID?
« Reply #6 on: September 29, 2020, 08:26:48 am »
I think its your stator rather than the VR. You should get close to 60V AC per phase
 
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