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Can anyone tell me what that bundle of wires above the tool kit is? Looks/feels like there's a connector in there right above the strap.

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id have to go look at mine but I don't recognize it.
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Can anyone tell me what that bundle of wires above the tool kit is? Looks/feels like there's a connector in there right above the strap.

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don't know WHAT IT IS....but I can tell you that it comes from the factory that way and is part of the OEM Wire Harness

I'm thinking the wire harness is a multi-use piece that KAWASAKI used on at least 2 different Motorbikes/ATVs......and obviously the one on our Versys 650 Motorbikes does not use the wires/plug that has been wrapped tight
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Unwrap it and let's all find out together

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don't know WHAT IT IS....but I can tell you that it comes from the factory that way and is part of the OEM Wire Harness

I'm thinking the wire harness is a multi-use piece that KAWASAKI used on at least 2 different Motorbikes/ATVs......and obviously the one on our Versys 650 Motorbikes does not use the wires/plug that has been wrapped tight
Well that would make sense.

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I can do that, was just hoping that someone would have been experimental enough by now to know the answer
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Well that would make sense.



I can do that, was just hoping that someone would have been experimental enough by now to know the answer
Why do you need to know anyway? There are many wiring harnesses on bikes, why that one? Here's my advice... Put the seat back on and go for a ride and forget all about it....

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Why do you need to know anyway? There are many wiring harnesses on bikes, why that one? Here's my advice... Put the seat back on and go for a ride and forget all about it....
I've only owned the bike a month, I was re-routing the PO's Battery Tender pigtail last night and was wondering what it was and if it was usable for anything. Thank you kindly for your very helpful, if a bit condescending, reply.
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Its possible a joint connector terminal...Check wiring diagram.
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I've only owned the bike a month, I was re-routing the PO's Battery Tender pigtail last night and was wondering what it was and if it was usable for anything. Thank you kindly for your very helpful, if a bit condescending, reply.
Where are you located? Most V's that came to Australia were LAMS versions. They had a "loop" wire that you disconnected when de-restricting the bike. It was normally located where you've found the extra wiring.

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Doesn't look factory to me, dunno what it is
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Its possible a joint connector terminal...Check wiring diagram.
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Where are you located? Most V's that came to Australia were LAMS versions. They had a "loop" wire that you disconnected when de-restricting the bike. It was normally located where you've found the extra wiring.

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Doesn't look factory to me, dunno what it is
If it's not factory, the PO went through a lot of trouble to splice into the factory wiring harness.
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It should be an orange/black wire with a bullet connector... This is the self-diagnosis terminal.

In order to read out the CURRENT Service Codes (MODE 1), ground that wire with the KEY ON. The FI light will begin to flash codes. There will be a 5 second delay and then the codes begin. The first flash is always a LONG (1 sec) followed by either LONG or SHORT (0.5 sec) flashes. LONG flashes indicate TENS and short flashes ONES. One LONG followed by two SHORT = 12. Two LONG, one SHORT = 21. Three LONG, two short = 32, etc. There is an interval of 1.5 seconds between TENS and ONES. There is a 3 second interval between codes.

CODE Malfunction-

11_______ Main throttle sensor
12_______ Inlet air pressure sensor
13_______ Inlet air temperature sensor
14_______ Water temperature sensor
21_______ Crankshaft sensor
24 & 25___Speed sensor (24 then 25, repeatedly)
31_______Vehicle-down sensor
32_______Subthrottle sensor
33_______Oxygen sensor inactive (Europe)
51_______Ignition Coil #1
52_______Ignition Coil #2
56_______Radiator Fan Relay
62_______Subthrottle valve actuator (sensor in range but not responding)
64_______Air switching valve
67_______Oxygen sensor heater (Europe)
94_______Oxygen sensor out-of-range

To recover codes set in memory (MODE 2); KEY ON, touch the self-diagnosis terminal rapidly to ground more than 5 times within 2 seconds. The lead must remain grounded (after 5 groundings) for the remainder of the diagnostic session. The codes will readout exactly as in MODE 1.
To clear codes from the ECU, pull the clutch in for more than 5 seconds.
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I had wondered the same thing when doing some wire management. I now use it to hook up my flux capacitor when time travelling.

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I had wondered the same thing when doing some wire management. I now use it to hook up my flux capacitor when time travelling.
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