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Old 10-19-2012, 08:22 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by NZ Adventure View Post
I was told by the dealer yesterday when I picked my F800GS up that it has two modes of Traction.

1. Standard mode - Stops any wheel spin
2. Enduro mode - allows for more spin on gravel but not to get out of control.

I have not tested it but just in case it is not an issue but a feature??

Anyone else heard the same? (I will check with my dealer tomorrow to confirm)
Well that kind of defeats the purpose of having an on/off switch for the traction control.
I don't buy it. And the manual says nothing about it other than turning it off and on.
It says nothing about two different modes.
One of the guys I was riding with is the sales manager where I bought my bike and he even saw the problem.
He rides a 1200GS.
He placed a call to his techs and they never mentioned anything about two modes.
I suspect when I disconnected the battery I caused the problem.
I'm taking it to the dealer tomorrow for service and should have an answer then.
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