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Old Today, 05:48 PM   #1
mach1mustang351 OP
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Wee Strom speedo issue

So I set off for my trip to Alaska and my speedometer stopped working. I found that the wires have rubbed through. Easy fix I thought, I got some wire and connectors and replaced the bad parts. I took it for a ride and it still doesn't work. The speedo still does the sweep when the key is turned on so the gauge itself should be okay. I guess the question is, where is the connector?? Do I have to remove the body work, tank and such. And what is the likelihood a Suzuki dealer would stock a sensor??
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There are two wiring connections besides the connector on the instrument cluster for the pink/white signal wire, orange/red power to the sensor and black/white ground to the sensor. Check the sensor wires for power and ground to begin with. If those are okay, there is a connector near the regulator/rectifier on the front right of the bike under the fuel tank. Taking off the R/R may help with access. The large connector under a rubber cover in the left side of the fairing also connects those wires from the connector near the R/R to the wiring harness in the fairing. It's also possible the sensor itself has gone bad. It would be unusual for a dealer to stock it. It's way more likely it would have to be ordered.
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