Yamaha YZF-R125 Service Manual: Checking the rectifier/regulator

1. Check:

Rectifier/regulator output voltage Out of specification → Replace the rectifier/ regulator.


a. Set the engine tachometer to the spark plug lead.

b. Connect the pocket tester (DC 20 V) to the rectifier/regulator coupler as shown.


  • Positive tester probe
    red "1"
  • Negative tester probe
    black "2"

Checking the rectifier/regulator


c. Start the engine and let it run at approximately 5000 r/min.

d. Measure the charging voltage.

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