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78184
04-01-2004, 08:47 PM
I have a 1991 K100LT with an intermitent speedometer malfunction. Sometimes it works. Sometimes it just sits. Other times it appears to do the hula. I am looking for suggestions for repair.

kbasa
04-01-2004, 09:33 PM
This is a pretty common problem with Kbike instrument clusters. I used to punch the one on my K75, which would make it start working again, but after a while my knuckles would start to hurt.

Finally, I wandered over to www.ibmwr.org and poked around in their tech articles. They have a series of fixes for Kbike instrument clusters. I'd bet you'll be as successful as I was.

:thumb

78184
04-02-2004, 12:12 AM
Vielen Dank!

kioolt
04-02-2004, 07:56 PM
Before you do all of the harder cures try reseatting the plug behind the side cover for the sensor on the rear drive.

gstom
04-03-2004, 12:52 AM
Originally posted by kioolt
Before you do all of the harder cures try reseatting the plug behind the side cover for the sensor on the rear drive.


I had an intermitent problem with my speedo ('88 K100LT) that has gone away after popping the sensor plug, giving it a good wipe, and replacing it.

BRAHMA
04-11-2004, 03:51 AM
on my '85 K100RT, I've cleaned the connections really well, and placed a light coating of dielectric grease on them about once every couple of years. Only drops once or twice now on the hottest days of the summer.

DSD