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Old 09-04-2016, 07:39 AM
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Speedometer issues

Has anyone had issues with there speedometer turning off and on while driving?
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Old 09-04-2016, 07:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Rocket Rider View Post
Has anyone had issues with there speedometer turning off and on while driving?
Only when the stock reg/rec was taking a dump.
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Old 09-04-2016, 09:20 AM
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Yup, use a multimeter and check your R/R (Regulator/Rectifier). A bad R/R has been known to completey fry the dash, so check it sooner than later.
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Old 09-04-2016, 01:03 PM
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Also if speedo sensor lead is on the way out.
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Old 09-04-2016, 04:57 PM
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There have been issues with the cluster losing signal and speedo dropping out. My old 98 did this in wet weather, or sometimes after washing the bike. I never did track down the issue as it kept fixing it self before I could trouble shoot it to the end.
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I'd check the regulator. Check voltage across battery with bike off, then with bike running to see if the charging system is working.

This is why I installed an in dash voltmeter so I could see if it ever drops.

Worth its weight in gold.
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Oh and if its not that, unplug the 2 dash plugs (behind the dash) and spray them with contact cleaner.
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