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dickie
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PostSubject: Erratic Speedo   Sun Oct 13, 2013 4:59 pm

While coming back from a trip to Tulsa this summer I noticed my speedometer would start acting like our old bikes with a cable when they were about to break. It would swing back and forth for a little bit and then settle down and work ok.
This continued only from time to time after I returned home.
I found the culprit when I recently changed the belt. The wire running to the speedo sensor had come loose where it was attached to the body and was rubbing the tire. It only had a couple of strands holding it together. I cut the bad section out and soldered the connection back together, covering it with heat shrink. I then tie wrapped it so it couldn't do this again.
Pryor to the trip I did change the rear tier so maybe I disturbed the wire then.
Just wanted to relay this info in case somebody else sees this problem.
 Take care, Dick
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PostSubject: Re: Erratic Speedo   Sun Oct 13, 2013 5:10 pm

Thanks so much for sharing this info. I'm sure that it will help someone here on the forum in the future.

Tim
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PostSubject: Re: Erratic Speedo   Sun Oct 13, 2013 7:51 pm

Glad you got it sorted out yourself. Repairs are almost fun when they don't cost anything. Cool
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