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  1. Is my engine about to explode?

    DL650A - 2017+
    Hi everyone, hoping someone can help me out with this. When I take my oil cap off while the bike is idling, air comes gushing out at hurricane force almost like another exhaust pipe. Does your bike do that? The dealer said it's normal. No bike I've ever had did that. Thanks for any help.
  2. 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...
  3. Engine Failure...What next...

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hey all, I've been a DL650 owner for about 6 months now, and numerous times during my ownership I have read posts on this forum. So, I decided to get a premium membership and open myself up to the learning that could come. I underestimated the amount of oil that the engine burns during...
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