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I have a Howard Dragon rotovator and the cable which determines the position of the handlebar has broken. Can I get a replacement cable/

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  • 1 Press the reset button to reset the system, then unplug the bike from the power outlet. Wait about five minutes, then plug in the bike and reset the system again. This usually solves most computericon1.png glitches or error readings.
  • 2 Check all basic connections first if the system won't turn on, or the display is partially functioning or not functioning at all. Ensure that the plug is securely plugged into a proper working outlet. Check to ensure that the cable is securely plugged into the front of the system, and that the cable doesn't appear damaged. If the cable is damaged, replace it immediately.
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  • 4 Check all connection points and latches. Latches should be lined up with all connectors and be securely in position. Push on the connection and listen for the snap when the latch locks into place. The computer or circuit board may need replacement if all connections are fine and the display isn't operating properly.
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  • 6 Check to ensure the RPM sensor is properly aligned with the magnet on the flywheel and that the connection is secure on the RPM data cable. Reposition the sensor if it's not aligned properly; replace the cable if the connections are broken or the cable is visibly damaged.
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