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Post by MellowYellow » Jan 7th, '18, 15:47

Just changed the battery.

Veto alarm not sounding, re-align doesn't work and bike is immobilised.

Lights work, but that's about all.

Anybody have the knowledge please.


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Post by Ruffian » Jan 7th, '18, 16:38

Remove alarm system??
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Post by billinom8s » Jan 7th, '18, 17:07

did you disconnect the alarm before refitting the battery? if not, you could have spiked the board.
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Post by goatpants » Jan 7th, '18, 18:18

Ruffian wrote:Remove alarm system??
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Post by MellowYellow » Jan 7th, '18, 18:34

Have had the bike 5 yrs with no problems. Had the battery in and out several times, no problem.

It's b****y cold out there, and working with wiring and 2 mm allen keys takes it toll.

Wisdom seems to be to strip out the internal battery, disconnect the in-line fuse and unplug the motherboard. Leave over night and re-assemble.

Full removal is way beyond me and costly at a pro's.

Know how to by pass it which I will attempt if today's machinations fail.
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Post by graham22 » Jan 8th, '18, 12:58

Is there a mechanical method of dis-arming the alarm like on Data-Tool:

Ignition on, indicators flash 'x' number of times, ign off, ign back on 'x' flashes, ign off etc.

Presuming you know your special flash number code - but if never set, may be able to use default code.

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Post by Ducaki » Jan 8th, '18, 18:42

Once you've opened up the loom it will make perfect sense. It either brakes or earth's the circuits.
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Post by MellowYellow » Jan 8th, '18, 19:17

Thx for the replies. I think that I have the answer. (No way am I going to open up the loom - scary man !)

Tried the hot-wire jobby, and when I reconnected the battery, the alarm went wild. It also turned off with the fob...

Went for a start and it turned over then the battery gave up the ghost.

Seems the battery is b******d. Showing 13v but drains with one use of the starter motor.

New battery en route, fingers crossed.

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Post by MellowYellow » Jan 9th, '18, 10:48

Wow - gert proper customer service.

Cheerful knowledgeable and efficient chap answered the 0800 number (website was playing up) even offered a cheaper option.

Battery arrived this morning within 20 hrs of picking up the 'phone.

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Post by MellowYellow » Jan 10th, '18, 12:26

Couldn't attack it yesterday as there was rain and wind.

So - removed the failed attempt at by-passing, fitted new battery, replaced internal battery and in-line fuse.

Fob worked, indicators flashed, alarm bleeped and dash-board lit up when ignition turned on. Starer motor leapt into life...but it wouldn't fire.

Left it 30 mins and it healed itself. Started immediately and seems purrrrrfect.

Taken a couple of years off my life, but happy as Larry now.

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