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Old 04-25-2008, 05:57 AM   #1251
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Originally Posted by motoreiter
As I understand it, you only need to undo the security screws if you intend to remove the bad EWS and replace it with the new EWS. This is a permanent fix.

On the otherhand, for a temporary fix, you only need a Torx 10 wrench: keep the bad EWS in place, unplug the connector, and plug it into the new EWS, which you zip-tie near the ignitiion...

Is that correct?
The #10 Torx is best used in one of those knurled/thumb-index finger drivers that uses the hexhead Torx driver. Wish I had a picture, but Sears sells them: about 1 inch in diameter, 3/4 inches tall, and accepts any of the hex screw drivers, etc. Handy to get in tight spots!

Here's the link:

2007 R1200GS Adv DMC Hack
2014 R1200WCGS

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