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  1. Relay Harness for Headlight after some issues

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hi Stromtroopers! I started experiencing the infamous starter/headlight issue on my 2009 DL650. :thumbdown: Symptoms: Lights starting to work/not work intermittently, then not working at all. Then issues with my starter. It USUALLY works, but sometimes is a bit finicky. [For uninitiated -...
  2. Kill switch, normal operation?

    Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    I want to confirm the normal operation of the kill switch. When the bike is on, and you hit the kill switch, for me CHECK is displayed on the dash and the headlights stay ON. Should the kill switch be killing my headlights as well? Currently having an issue with my 2006, dl650. When I push the...
  3. 07 dl650 vstrom cannot start. Starter motor faulty?

    DL650 and DL650A - 2004 to 2011
    Hi Everyone! Need some help in confirming what's the reason my wee k7 is unable to crank. Pushing the start button will make the headlights go out. There is a clicking sound that accompanies each time I press the button. Fuel pump primes when the ignition is switched on and subsequent...
  4. Why the he!! won't my Vee turn over?

    Maintenance, Tech and Products.
    Strange electrical gremlin that I've never encountered before. Put a new battery in my Vee (that unfortunately has been neglected in the back of the stable) and she powers up fine, everything seems as it should, dash comes to life, lights come on, etc..., but when I hit the starter button...
  5. Headlight fix

    General V-Strom Discussion
    A while back my headlights went out . After research on this site I bought the Eastern Beaver fix , replaced my starter switch due to melted wires and all is good. My friend with the same 07 650 had his lights go off a few times too. I recommended the same fix before he ruined his starter...
  6. Looking for a part!

    General V-Strom Discussion
    Hello there. My headlights have not been working for about a week now on my 650, and I narrowed the problem to the starter button. I have opened it up, cleaned everything up put it back together and nothing. If I press down on the starter unit itself (the white enclosure with the 4 wires...