Originally Posted by NBeener
True enough, but ...
If it's (at least partly) the wires, and if (at least one of) the problem is a minor "open" (slight break within a wire that's been tied too tightly, and/or flexed too much), then it could be a truly intermittent electrical issue (like so many others).
If that were the case (just speculating here, but ... that's all anybody (including BMWNA
) seems to be doing), then a replacement ring could /seem to have/ fixed the problem, while the problem could really survive several iterations of replacement antenna rings.
Clear as mud?
Don't worry Neil, I'm picking one up Friday so if your bike gets stranded I'll loan you mine.
'Course it'll cost ya . . .