Flasher button light

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by tunp, Jan 6, 2013.

  1. tunp

    tunp Been here awhile

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    11 990 adv. Did valves/oil change. after placing all componets back on bike i noticed the flasher buttom light says on (little red glow each crn of triangle) Never noticed this before so checked manual and it shows lights out on switch and only on and flashing w/ flashers.
    I have rechecked connections involved during work, all is ok, Bike runs fine, turn signals and flasher work as normal.

    Any thoughts? seems to effect nothing except i am sure it will drain battery
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  2. Peanuts

    Peanuts Long timer

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    Do you mean the ABS light?
    The flasher light is in the speedo,
    ABS light is triangle shape in middle of dash.
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  3. KTMSAM

    KTMSAM Been here awhile

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    I have a '12 Adventure and there is a red glow around the hazard button while the key is on and for about 20 seconds or so after the key is shut off. It gets much brighter when the hazards are actually flashing. If the glow is really bright then something might be wrong, if there is a dim red glow around it while the key is on, that's normal operation.
    Hope that helps!
    KTMSAM
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  4. ciedema

    ciedema мотоциклист

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    ^^^^ same here on my '11 990.
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  5. Zuber

    Zuber Zoob

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    My 2010 does the same, dim glow for 20 sec after the ign is off.

    It's a feature, not a bug.
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  6. tunp

    tunp Been here awhile

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    Thanks Gents
    But yes something is up. It will not go out. It has a constant glow.

    ok so i went back out to shop and plugged it in and the glow is gone. I had it unplugged for a few days. So maybe moisture was causing something.. Don't know

    thanks again
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