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  1. 2003 Dl1000 Power Drain

    DL1000 from 2002-2012
    Hello All! I'm excited as I recently purchased my first Vstrom and have been lurking in the forum for a while. My battery has been draining so I tore in this holiday weekend and found with the battery + connected and the - disconnected the voltage between the batteries negative and the bikes...
  2. Seeking advice on adding 12V & USB plug and Pat Walsh Stebel horn kit.

    Techy World! GPS, Electronics, etc
    Hi All, I'm a new owner of a 2012 Wee Adventure bike and the first farkles I want to add are an integrated 12V plug/5V USB plug on the bars and a Stebel horn kit from Pat Walsh. The problem is that I have no idea how to go about this and have zero electrical knowledge. But, from what I've...
  3. My V-Strom Died

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    I just got an 06 Wee-Strom. I've had it a week today. I've been riding with no problems. This morning it's dead. I turn the key to "on", there's no sounds, guages don't spin up, no lights. I thought I must have drained the battery somehow and tried to jump it. Nothing. I checked the fuses - the...
  4. Battery Replaced (wrong)...Fuse Blown?

    DL1000 from 2002-2012
    Swapped the battery on my K6 after leaving the parking lights on for several hours at work. I accidentally put it in backwards and attempted to connect the terminals :headbang:. There was a very small spark and then nothing. I removed the bottom protector and noted the correct way to install...
  5. 08 650 blows fuses in rain Help

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    I have had an ongoing problem with my 08 650 vstrom, it blows fuses when I ride in the rain of WA state. The conditions are heavy rain (this is WA after all) after several miles I will notice that the lights and instruments are out (I know they are all on the same circuit) and I will stop and...
  6. "Fuel" fused ckt draws 1A when ignition OFF?!

    V-Strom Service & Maintenance Questions/Discussion
    Hi Everyone, I became annoyed recently that I keep having to reset the clock each time I want to remove the fairing. Not that it's a big deal, but hey - I had an idea that I could place a cap/resistor pair across the power leads to the digital clock on the gauge cluster so that when I remove...