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2008 Honda CBR 125 Speedo Dial Trapped

My speedo dial has managed to get trapped on the wrong side of the upright pin that it is supposed to rest against when the bike is stationary. This means that the dial can't move when the bike is moving. The only way I can think of to get this fixed is to remove the instrument panel and move the dial manually to the other side of the pin.

Does anyone know how to do this?

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  • bigjeef Mar 15, 2009

    Thanks for the suggestion. I tried it, and it worked!! Bad news, though, once I got back on the bike the dial started going berserk and is now back where I started on the wrong side of the pin!!!!!!

    The cable is OK, I checked that, looks like it could be the speedo mechanism itself, and that sounds ominously like a garage repair.................


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Now this one is only a guess at the solution. . . . . Have you removed the speedo and turned it upside down yet? Perhaps there is enough clearance between the needle and the plastic lens that you could shake the needle to the correct side of the pin. Speedos are not my strength but what the heck, it may be worth a try.

Posted on Mar 14, 2009

  • tombones Mar 15, 2009

    You could probably buy a new speedo for the cost of a repair. Your bike is new enough would warranty cover the problem?

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