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kathleen1953
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PostSubject: New Owner!   Sat 24 Oct 2015, 13:54

Just traded my Piaggio BV200 for a 2008 Silver Wing!  Love it! I do have some questions though like - How do you set the clock? btw, I've been riding my Piaggio for about 4 years and live in Mississippi on the Gulf Coast.
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PostSubject: Re: New Owner!   Sat 24 Oct 2015, 14:16

Hi Kathleen, this is a great forum and you will find all the answers to your questions.
I have set the clock on my 2008 if I remember rightly you have to push both of the rubber buttons together and hold for a few seconds and the hours start to flash set the hour you want and then the minutes.
If you have a hand book it is in there.

Tommo.
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PostSubject: Re: New Owner!   Sat 24 Oct 2015, 14:26

To adjust clock on Silverwing

1.Turn ignition switch ON.
2. Press and hold both the MODE button and the RESET button for more than 2 seconds.  The clock will be set in the adjusting  mode with the hour display flashing.
3. To set the hour, press the RESET button until the desired hour and the AM/PM are displayed.  The time is advanced by one hour each time the button is pushed.
4. Press the MODE button.  The minute display will start flashing.
5. To set the minute, press the RESET button until the desired minute is displayed. Setting the minute display will not affect the hour display. The time is advanced by one minute each time the button is displayed.
6. To end the adjustment, press the MODE button or turn the ignition OFF.  The display will stop flashing automatically and the adjustment will be cancelled if a button is not pressed for about 2 minutes.
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PostSubject: New Owner!   Sat 24 Oct 2015, 15:04

Hi Kathleen 1953 and welcome to the best S/W forum on either side of the pond. As previously stated take some time and browse through the forum and a lot of your questions will be answered, all of us are smarter than one of us. Howard
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PostSubject: Re: New Owner!   Sat 24 Oct 2015, 16:17



welcome welcome


Setting the clock:

1. Find the owners manual I put where I wouldn't forget. (Don't get distracted by all those other "lost" items that magically appear.)

2. Go straight to scooter.

3. Set clock, if I remember why I was looking for the manual.

4. Put manual back in "safe" place so I will have it for next year's time change.


Or follow Bicyclenut's very helpful suggestions.


MEMO

DST ends next weekend. Guess I better get a head start on looking for that manual!

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PostSubject: Re: New Owner!   Sat 24 Oct 2015, 22:03

Welcome from o-HI-o , the clock is EZ but I seldom pay attention to it that's why I ride Smile
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Dale N.
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PostSubject: Re: New Owner!   Sun 25 Oct 2015, 02:32

And why does it have AM and PM in the first place? Just like on some car radio/clocks? If it's bright out and before 12:00 it's AM. After 12:00 it's PM. Same with when it's dark only backwards.

Clear as mud, right?
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PostSubject: Re: New Owner!   Sun 25 Oct 2015, 08:03

Laughing right and 0100 isn't cornfused with 1300 when you write it. I haven't worn a watch since I retired now days everything around seems to have the time posted.
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PostSubject: Re: New Owner!   Mon 26 Oct 2015, 14:56

Hey there, welcome on, kinda new here myself!
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PostSubject: Re: New Owner!   Tue 27 Oct 2015, 20:52

Thanks for all the helpful instructions on how to set the clock. As soon as the rain stops here on the Coast, I will get it set. I wanted to reply to each of you but have not quite figured out how to navigate this site. I will, though!! anyway, thanks y'all!!!
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PostSubject: Re: New Owner!   Wed 28 Oct 2015, 10:46

Kathleen, Welcome to the forum.Smile

Tim

PS: I spent the worst year of my youth stationed in Biloxi, MS. I could hardly unnerstand what youse was say'n.
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PostSubject: Re: New Owner!   Wed 28 Oct 2015, 11:22

Kathleen,

Welcome to the site and congrats on your new SWing. I'm sure you will really enjoy it and it will take you anywhere you want to go.
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PostSubject: Re: New Owner!   Wed 28 Oct 2015, 16:06

Smile Hello & Welcome Smile
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Silver Dave K
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PostSubject: Re: New Owner!   Wed 28 Oct 2015, 19:22

welcome applause swing Enjoy the new scooter! Dave
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PostSubject: Re: New Owner!   Wed 28 Oct 2015, 21:52

Welcome from a Kansas boy... well, okay, an old man?
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PostSubject: Re: New Owner!   Wed 28 Oct 2015, 21:54

Welcome y'all from o-HI-o
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