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Old 05-14-2012, 08:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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anyone have any problems with the key switch sticking in and key will only go from run to park ? also can not get key out or lights to turn off. had to unhook battery.
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Old 05-24-2012, 04:35 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 05-26-2012, 09:39 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Old 05-26-2012, 01:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 11-13-2012, 11:32 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Read all your posts up until they closed the last thread. Sorry you are having all these problems. I think many are skeptical because most don't have a lot of problems. Other than the heated grips which seem to break more than necessary, nothing in particular sticks out as a recurring issue. Why you seemed to collect such a large assortment is puzzeling but I would guess that it won't continue once you get all these things taken care of the first time around. I can understand why you are frustrated by it all. Can't comment on your dealer but a good dealer is very important for sure. If yours isn't working out for you, find another. I also follow the Rocket forum and don't see much issue there either.. If you decide to scrape the Bird for another bike, good luck with whatever you choose. Motorcycling is not supposed to be such a hassle.
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Old 11-15-2012, 05:04 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Negative....key works fine.
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