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  1. An oil pressure light or oil pressure gauge ( not...

    An oil pressure light or oil pressure gauge ( not watched ) ........if oil pressure goes low at highway speed, the engine is JUNK with either monitoring device. The joke was the oil light should...
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    A Couple for things are becoming obvious: It...

    A Couple for things are becoming obvious:

    It is sad how hard it is to buy some models in the US market place.

    Cash no longer gets you the best price.

    Most ads use stock photos especially...
  3. Agree, check the wiring before going any...

    Agree, check the wiring before going any farther.

    Especially the wire from the oil pressure sensor to the ECM. Unplug the ECM and the oil sensor OHM check the wire itself and check continuity...
  4. Guess bulb failure would be a prime suspect. ...

    Guess bulb failure would be a prime suspect. (Suspect the bulb is not a user serviceable item.)
    One check would be unplug and plug the meter cluster back in. The connection on the meter has been...
  5. Do the other meter functions work, like the...

    Do the other meter functions work, like the speedometer ?
  6. Not necessary, both plugs out, crank it over with...

    Not necessary, both plugs out, crank it over with the throttle open. The procedure was confirmed in prior thread. If the throttle is not open the compression reading will lower than spec.
  7. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Key on. ? Battery charged,...

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    Key on. ?
    Battery charged, all connections connected , lights come on ?
    In Neutral ?
    Engine kill switch in the run position ?

    Hit the starter button engine should crank...
  8. The only wild card in staked or peened master...

    The only wild card in staked or peened master link ......is........it has to be done correctly. While itís not incredibly difficult with the proper tool and skills .........it can be done wrong.
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    Think the other component in maintenance items...

    Think the other component in maintenance items and intervals............many enthusiasts like working on the bike as much or more than riding.
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    There’s a chart in the link below that gives the...

    There’s a chart in the link below that gives the indication there’s a 7% less self discharge rate between 32* and 70* storage temperature. 32* being the better choice for lead acid.

    BU-702: How...
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    Sounds like a throttle cable free plays is set...

    Sounds like a throttle cable free plays is set too tight or as mentioned riser and cable routing is wrong after the evaluation ?


    In neutral at idle ........so should be able to rotate the bars...
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    Power consumption: 48 Watts (4 Amps)

    Power consumption: 48 Watts (4 Amps)
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    First check: Battery voltage and...

    First check:

    Battery voltage and connections.......simple and easy, a lot of weird or strange things happen when the battery is low or dying.

    Second: retrieve the code, kick stand down, turn...
  14. I am with Harvey.........on the caliper piston...

    I am with Harvey.........on the caliper piston not retracting.......... causes, piston sticking in the caliper bore, caliper seal issue, brake master cylinder not releasing pressure. By the...
  15. The fuel pump has three wires: 1. Power wire...

    The fuel pump has three wires:

    1. Power wire from the fuel pump relay. ( yellow/red)
    2. Ground wire ( green/red)
    3. Fuel level sending unit wire to the meter. (Black/green)

    ECU wire 13...
  16. Here is another data point. It’s from the...

    Here is another data point. It’s from the VFR1200X forum but the symptoms are similar.
    No code on the VFR if there was it was not mentioned.

    Original post:

    Honda). I was riding today in D...
  17. The O2 sensor on the NC is not a critical...

    The O2 sensor on the NC is not a critical component.
    It has one error code and the engine runs normally with that error code. ( as per the service manual).
    The fuel injection on the NC is...
  18. Sent you a response on ADV rider. Code 86 is...

    Sent you a response on ADV rider.

    Code 86 is communication error to the meter.
    Past posts with this error have been traced back to low battery voltage or loose battery connections.
    Since you...
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    Then there’s the issue..........you can be part...

    Then there’s the issue..........you can be part of the problem or part of the solution.
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    I have the Oxford Adventure grips on another...

    I have the Oxford Adventure grips on another Honda ( VFR1200X). They are ok.......but.........never ever too hot, in cool weather conditions high setting is required and makes the lower setting...
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    November delivery shipping charge .70 means...

    November delivery shipping charge .70 means direct ship from China.
    There are much better choices.
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    Certainly not in our lifetime and maybe not in...

    Certainly not in our lifetime and maybe not in our childrenís lifetime.
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    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Silicate and borate free coolant...

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    Silicate and borate free coolant has been a Honda “requirement” in all their engines for 40 years. As with most Japanese manufactures the water pump seals do not like silicates.
    ...
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    On the specs it ..........say phosphate free. ...

    On the specs it ..........say phosphate free. Does not say silicate and borate free. Honda specs says must be silicate free.

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    Somewhat agree.^^^^^^^^^^ on the inspection is...

    Somewhat agree.^^^^^^^^^^ on the inspection is not needed.......but.........the inspection does give an opportunity to read the plugs, which gives an indication of the engines health ( assuming you...
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