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So today as I was riding along, I noticed my engine warning light had come on as will well as it not displaying any speed readout.

I pulled over, and as I suspected, one of the little wires in the plug wether where the Speedo cable plugs in behind the headlights haa has snapped.

Upon further research, this dollars seems to be a fairly common failure. I school shall but buy a new cable, and this time reinforce it with some duct tape our or something.

I guess, the break must of occurred when I went up a curb just earlier to park. So much for Japanese build quality.
 

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so if i need a new one, will it be possible to ride my bike in this status for another week untill i will get an appointment ?
 

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so if i need a new one, will it be possible to ride my bike in this status for another week untill i will get an appointment ?
yea the engine warning light will keep flashing but you can ride it i think you wont get miles
 

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yea the engine warning light will keep flashing but you can ride it i think you wont get miles
well, the warning light is not flashing but it is on constantly.... it is not a problem to buy the cable but i need to wait for service time to change it for the non working one and reset the ICU after fixing ..... Thanks, i hope this will the sollution for my problem
 

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well, the warning light is not flashing but it is on constantly.... it is not a problem to buy the cable but i need to wait for service time to change it for the non working one and reset the ICU after fixing ..... Thanks, i hope this will the sollution for my problem
ask Fisher is one was broken
 

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Yeah, mine was broken.
I was able to repair it for a while...

If you take a look at it, you will probably see one of the wires snapped. You can just solder it together if you like.

Although, mine broke AGAIN a week later, but it was something else that was broken then, and I think it was just coincidence.
Replacing the cable is your best bet.

It's absolutely fine to ride in that state, just bear in mind that the bike WONT count miles, so you will have to work out how many miles you do whithout the speedo, so you can keep on top of oil changes etc.

When you replace the cable, the warning light will just disappear, and all will go back to normal.
 
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Yeah, mine was broken.
I was able to repair it for a while...

If you take a look at it, you will probably see one of the wires snapped. You can just solder it together if you like.

Although, mine broke AGAIN a week later, but it was something else that was broken then, and I think it was just coincidence.
Replacing the cable is your best bet.

It's absolutely fine to ride in that state, just bear in mind that the bike WONT count miles, so you will have to work out how many miles you do whithout the speedo, so you can keep on top of oil changes etc.

When you replace the cable, the warning light will just disappear, and all will go back to normal.
cheers...
 

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BTW, it is COMPLETLEY legal to ride without a working speedo!!

Not sure if you would have a valid argument if you got a speeding ticket though! ;)
 

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I was actually pulled over for speeding whilst my speedo was broken.
I was doing (high end of 80s) which I don't believe, as the top speed is 84mph :p

But I was FLYING. Went speeding right past an umarked police R32.
NSL road... Late at night.

They let me off, because I had full gear incl high vis, and because my speedo wasn't working :D
And because I had a long journey... (170 odd miles round trip).
 

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