Overview

The purpose of case studies is to learn from experience and insight of other riders that faced non trivial issues and solved them.

Case Studies

  • Error Code C25

http://www.stromtrooper.com/dl650-2004-2011-%5B-wee-strom-%5D/76130-need-help-diagnosing-engine-problem.html

  • Error Code C28

http://www.stromtrooper.com/v-strom-service-maintenance-questions-discussions/2685-c-28-fi-error-code.html

  • Motorcycle not starting every time

Description:Motorcycle would not start every time, even though the battery is good and so is the starter.
V-Strom not starting every time

Solutions: Cleaning and adjusting the starter switch
1. By OP (Scorch) - http://moto-dude.com/vstrom.htm#starter
2. By BlackLab - http://blacklabadventures.com/2012/02/19/start-switch-maintenance/

  • Cooling liquid overflowing when motorcycle engine is stopped


    Description: After a ride, when the motorcycle engine was stopped, the cooling liquid overflowed and spilled.
    DL1000 overheating a long way from home
Solution: Defective radiator cap was replaced

  • Dashboard is dead/acting erratically

Description: The dashboard seems dead when the key is turned on, but when the key is turned off the speedometer and tachometer needles do a full range sweep.
The bike does start.

http://www.stromtrooper.com/dl650-2004-2011-%5B-wee-strom-%5D/78681-electric-glitches-dash-panel.html
Solution: Dashboard wires and other wires were loose. Once wires have been put back in place, all went back to normal