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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-12-2011, 12:18 PM Thread Starter
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Erratic Speedometer Read

I'm having problems with the speedometer. When traveling between 50 - 60 mph the speedometer is jumping around. Usually jumps 10 - 15 mph higher for a second and back. Noticed it about a week ago and is getting worse. I cleaned the pickup and sprocket area and no difference. Is there a ground or something on the speedometer assembly? Everything else on the instrument cluster is working fine. Its an 08 with 14,000 miles.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-12-2011, 08:21 PM
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Sounds intermittent. Possibility loose wire, and as you may suspect, the grounding cable.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-18-2011, 08:33 PM Thread Starter
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Had some time to work on the bike. Problem fixed.
Used contact cleaner and dielectric grease on any electrical plug I could get to. Probably a good idea anyway. They all looked clean and tight when disassembled.

Thanks for your support 2daMax.

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