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post #11 of 106 Old 11-29-2008, 08:59 PM
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Good thread!

Couldn't get my '09 Wee to go into the time set mode.
This helps!

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post #12 of 106 Old 12-10-2008, 09:43 AM
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So, does it matter if the engine is running or not? When I first tried to change the time the engine was off but ignition was on, couldn't get it work to save my life so I figured I'd try next time I went for a ride, maybe the engine needs to be running. Tried again with it running and worked with out a problem, got the right time now, or did I just get lucky and hit the left button that time?

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Left button slightly before right is the usual key the manual does not mention. The other way around does not work and real simultaneous pushing isn't likely. The engine does not have to be running but, if it isn't, the headlights are on and the battery is draining throughout the process so I'll do it with the engine running.

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Was the kill switch off? The engine doesn't have to be running, but the ignition switch and kill switch both have to be on.

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Was the kill switch off? The engine doesn't have to be running, but the ignition switch and kill switch both have to be on.
Ah.... I bet that was my problem. Every 6 months I go through this. Tried it a couple days ago with the key on and held the buttons for a very, very long time. Didn't check the kill switch.

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It's almost hilarious that so many of us have this much trouble setting a clock.

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post #17 of 106 Old 12-22-2008, 10:57 PM
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It's almost hilarious that so many of us have this much trouble setting a clock.
Suzuki needs to address this problem....you have to luck out and hit the left button first. It shouldn't be this hard.
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post #18 of 106 Old 12-23-2008, 01:33 AM
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All the wisecracks here and no one has suggested it just takes connecting the battery at midnight?

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All the wisecracks here and no one has suggested it just takes connecting the battery at midnight?

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Oh thats cold dude...though I think the clock is way too small it would be nice knowing the proper method to set this thing... but I like the battery disconnect thing that was good. I usually depend on my cell phone or GPS for time the clock on the strom is way too small to be much use anyway. JMO
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I mean crazy stuff... I was trying to set the clock after the time changed and followed the manual, but no go - not until this thread and "left button first" trick did it work!

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