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Offline Elmondo

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remagnetizing dynamo
« on: 18.09. 2018 18:52 »
Hi Guys
It seems when you leave the bike standing for a month or so the dynamo needs re-magnetizing.
Has anyone had this problem?
If so what is the easiest way of doing this(fed up having to remove the seat etc)
Followed the workshop manual.....

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Re: remagnetizing dynamo
« Reply #1 on: 18.09. 2018 19:22 »
  Briefly connect battery live to dynamo F.  Just for an instant will do.

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Re: remagnetizing dynamo
« Reply #2 on: 18.09. 2018 19:31 »
Hi Guys
It seems when you leave the bike standing for a month or so...

I think something else is wrong. Winter is more than a month here (like four or five in Chicago) and I have never had to re-flash my dynamo. Not saying I know what the actual problem is.

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Re: remagnetizing dynamo
« Reply #3 on: 18.09. 2018 23:44 »
I had this problem with a 6v dynamo coupled with an 12v electronic regulator (can't remember the make). Seemed the residual magnetism didn't produce enough power to "kick in" the field coil unless refreshed . Made my own unit and the problem diappeared, so a change of regulator may help.
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