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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-25-2012, 01:17 PM Thread Starter
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Tach and Speedo not working....

I am hoping that someone has run into this, my tach and speedo have stopped working on my Sabre. The cluster lights up but thats it, the center console is not working either. Temp. Gas, Gear.
Bike runs fine.
Any thoughts on proces to find the issue?
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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-25-2012, 02:07 PM
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I suggest you construct a new one


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Or maybe check the nine pin green plug in the wire harness for trouble if both are giving you trouble the green plug is all they have in common.

P.S. plug maybe in the light housing.

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post #6 of 8 (permalink) Old 09-25-2012, 07:25 PM Thread Starter
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Gus,
Thanks for the idea I will check that out.
VCook,
Nice use of Vader in the tech section... Props.

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Check all fuses and check all connectors for icky green stuff. Easier said than done

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Follow up.

So found a whole new fuse block on ebay for a penny, plus 5 bucks shipping.
One the auction for a penny. Best part the fuse block came complete with all the fuses. So put it in and Bam, no more problem. Best penny I ever spent

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