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V-star 1100 speedometer not working

Yesterday, i noticed my speedo was dead when i was driving down the road. I tried speeding up and it stayed dead, but when i started decelerating is started working again. It now works on and off when going down the road.

Anyone else seen this? Where are the cables located on the bike so i can check for a loose connection?

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  • realityshift Jun 24, 2009

    Where is the speed gear? Sorry im a newbie with cycle mechanics.



    Could you give me some steps?

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You need to check your speed gear on your front wheel

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

  • thomas foster
    thomas foster Jun 25, 2009

    follow the cable from the gauge to the front wheel does the bike have drum or disk brakes if drum you have to pull the front wheel

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