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  1. V-Strom DL 650A Blown Fused caused by Electrical Short

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    The purpose of this thread is to make owners aware of a wiring issue. My bike is a 2014 DL650A which has about 48,000 on the clock. I have owned it since new and it has been regularly serviced by a good mechanic. I went for a ride a few weeks ago and within a mile of my home I got the CHEC...
  2. Alarm troubles - not starting

    DL1000A - 2014-2016
    Hello Strommers, I have the following problem: since last year I have my new Strom and indeed, it's a significant difference with the previous one (I had a DL1000 from 2004). On the looks we can discuss som hours because the old one with the two "eyes" had something special and now they went...
  3. 2013 DL650 Chec Light Resolved

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    After reinstalling the fairing, I started the bike and the Chec message lit up. Also, the tach needle was bouncing. The engine seemed to be running fine. After searching, I found that Greywolf was adamant that if the Chec was displayed and the bike was running then the problem was likely in the...
  4. help with vstrom chec light very wierd

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    my vstrom dl650 k6 always had a chec light that annoys the crap out of me and it rode fine for a while but one day i rode through a heavy storm and chec light completely vanished i was so happy to be finally cured from it . things were fine for like 2 weeks and it came back i dont get what it...
  5. CHEC indication, but it starts and runs okay

    DL1000 from 2002-2012
    My 02 Vee starts up fine, and runs, but on the starting sequence I get the CHEC message in the ODO area with five temp bars, then once I start it up, it goes away eventually and the temp gauge works fine. This is different than all the other posts I have read on CHEC, as folks get that and the...