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  1. left turn signals and indicator stay on as soon as battery is connected

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    I got my 2012 DL650 really dirty the other week and so I gave it a good wash. Everything was fine but the next morning the battery was dead. By the time I got around to messing with it I discovered the left turn signal was stuck on. Not blinking. Just steady on along with the dash indicator...
  2. Drenched engine, half power

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    So I got caught in a real heavy Florida rainstorm on my Wee the other day, usually no problem, but it was a really really heavy downpour. I get wet, no problem. Sometimes the engine spurts while I'm in these things, but it comes back - water in the air intake, right? This time though, the...
  3. Display Blacked Out!!

    DL650A - 2012-2016
    2012 V Strom 650. 13000 miles. The bike had been sitting under maybe 20 minutes of rain before I started it to ride five miles back home. Pulled down the street maybe a hundred yards and the display Blacked Out. No rpm gauge. No mph. No gear inidicator. And no turn signals. They all just went...
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