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Old 05-04-2012, 10:06 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Old 05-04-2012, 10:21 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I had the same problem on my 2006. but mine started out as a burning plastic smell. ironically, i happened to b on my way to the dealer. they knew what it was immediately and wouldn't let me ride it home. they told me it is a common issue but the factory had not officially recognized it as a recall. anyway, dealer got factory to cover it and no probs since.
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Old 11-17-2012, 03:13 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Thats terrible news! She was such a wonderful motorcycle. I see its been a few months since this happened- have you replaced her yet?
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Old 11-17-2012, 03:29 PM   #14 (permalink)
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I hated to read about your bike fire.

Maybe it will serve as a cautionary tale for those who have procrastinated or even discounted/ignored, for whatever reasons, the several threads describing this condition and what to do about it.
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