1190 MTC faults in rain, which connectors need sealing?

Discussion in 'Hard. Core. (1090/1190/1290)' started by Arra, Dec 7, 2018.

  1. Arra

    Arra n00b

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    I have an 1190 adventure r, 2013, and the MTC faults after extended riding in the rain but is OK once it dries out. I'm assuming I can seal some electrical connectors and sort this but I'm not sure which ones I should look at, does anyone on here know? Any other advice? I've looked at other posts on MTC issues but didn't see an answer.
    Grateful for any advice!
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  2. kokos79

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    I would start with the ABS sensors.
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  3. kuyohtay

    kuyohtay Been here awhile

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    Get some weathertech silicon and some rubbing alcohol. Clean and seal very lightly where you can. Don’t use sweaty fingertips, use sterile gloves to apply and clean. New pair each task.

    That will make a good bond and keep the moisture out. It ain’t broken, s protection makes sense.


    Good luck, keep us posted.



    Ed.
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  4. Arra

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    Thanks for the replys, should I be sealing the actual sensor units that read the slotted discs (as in these photos) or some connectors located somewhere else?

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  5. Lewilewi

    Lewilewi Ride it like you stole it......

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    Is it not worth looking at both sensor and connection end of this, if this is were your starting your problem solving..

    Do both....or buy new?
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  6. kuyohtay

    kuyohtay Been here awhile

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    Sure, undo the connectors and also put some dielectric grease in there as well. Do whatever you can, the wet is getting in there right?


    Cheers!

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  7. brianbrannon

    brianbrannon They'll ride up with wear

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    Just do all of them
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  8. Lewilewi

    Lewilewi Ride it like you stole it......

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    Got a spare set of wheels for sale that will fit!!

    See flea market
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