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Speedo Acting up

Discussion in 'Technical and Troubleshooting Torque' at netrider.net.au started by King_Nothing, Dec 9, 2008.

  1. Hey guys,

    Thanks for help on last issues.

    I have a recurring problem that keeps coming back every now and then, perhaps somebody can tell me how to fix it.

    I am riding down the road and all is ok, until about ten or so minutes when the speedo tells me i am doing 187 or 201 or something like that. Now i know that is not the right speed because i am usually in a residential zone and still in first gear. This only happens from time to time and some times it tells me i am doing 0 when i am in fourth. Weird I know.

    Once again the bike is a Tiumph Daytona 955i.



    Does anybody know why this problem occurs and how it can be fixed?

    Thanks in advance
    King_Nothing
     
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  2. Hmm. Check all your speedo cables first up. If the speedo reads from the countershaft sprocket, you might have to take it in to a mechanic, it sounds like something might be skewiff in there, maybe either the magnet or the pickup might be loose. If it reads from the front wheel (which I doubt) it might be easier to diagnose.

    Sorry can't be much more help. Good luck.
     
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