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Old 7th May 2006
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Hi all,
I have been working on my 06, 883R this weekend, she is now a 1200, I followed the service manual and removed the main fuse and now when I start the bike my tach is not working, I fitted it some time ago and have had no problems with it, and the red alarm key light on the speedo stays after the bike starts, I have checked all connections I disconnected during the work and can find no problems, anyone have any ideas ?

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Have found the answer to this one, although all connections looked ok when I opened the deusch connector to the instruments several of the pins had slipped back, the retaining orange piece was not fully seated and where I had pushed the wiring about it was able to break the connections, hope this may be of some help to someone in the future.

Steve.
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Thanks for the update. It probably will help someone in the future. Glad ya got it fixed.
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great that you got it fixed. electrical gremlins are my worst nightmare. In my case it's always the last thing i check that's the problem and i've started pulling my hair out!

I'll have to remember just cause some things work, still check the connectors!
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