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Battery does the ktm metasystem alarm consume enough power to drain 690 sm battery in 2 weeks? Given I now have an FI bike with a dead battery

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Is there anyway to bump start it or do I need to call ktm assist?i thought mine had gone this morning on my 990sm and meta plugin one. I kept on pressing the remote fob and nowt. Having read the alarm instructions (ahem) it shuts down completely after 5 days. You have to turn on the ignition and when it beeps press the remote fob. Bizarre... Reply With Quote,

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