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post #1 of 14 Old 04-02-2003, 08:31 PM Thread Starter
 
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My Speedometer does not work

My speedo just stopped working yesterday. I cannot see a cable (like the old bikes) going to the front wheel. where does the signal for speedo/odo come from? Can it be a fuse?
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post #2 of 14 Old 04-02-2003, 08:40 PM
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Its an electornic speedo.

It uses a pulse signal type sensor.

No cable involved.

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Jesus, a guy typos one word and he's feed to the dogs.

I say its spelled electornic, not electronic. Thats my story, and I'm sticking to it....


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Yep. I took mine out for the first time and had the same problem. I followed the manual and tested what I could but no luck. It requires an oscillator and I do not have one. Thats just to test the cluster. Then you have the speed sensor which is located right behind the startor on the left side (as you sit on the bike). The manual says to remove the starter but unless you have gorilla hands you should not need to. I got my sensor out by just taking off the front sprocket cover and the coolant resevoir (just let it hang to the side) I was able to unbolt it and use a flat head to gently pry it up. Its only held by one bolt. The thing is that part is sealed and must be tested with an inline plug harness so you can test current. What I am going to do after looking at the stuff my self is see if any of the shops can test those pieces. The thing I don't know is if you replace the instrument cluster do you lose original miliage? I know the odometer works off the same sensor (trial and error there). Or is the miliage something kept in the ECU?
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if you change clusters yes you lose the mileage....and assume the mileage on the replacement cluster........the ecm holds no pertinant info ......Brian

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I was afraid you were going to say that. :(
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speedo does not work after changing motor from 02 to2000

my speedo stopped working after i went from an 02 motor to 2000, when you turn the bike on, it still turns over, but it does not read speed when moving. Any suggestions please, its driving me crazy.
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See page 15-49 of the manual. it outlines the steps to test the speedometer and speed sensor. My guess is you have something wrong with your speed sensor.

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Thanks for the info, I'll check it out
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Thanks for the info, I'll check it out
were you able to fix it? on my 2002 my speedo is real jumpy or jerky and once in a while it will just freeze up even when i am at a stop light it may be stuck on 40 or something.
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Mine was just damp. I just unplugged it at the sprocket end & sprayed with a contact cleaner & it was fixed. hope yours is just damp as well?

There's nothing wrong with a extra wheel. A1 Model year 2000
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i will certainly try that. Thanks, Dennis
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