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    Hi all I'm a recent (2500km of 54 350km) owner of a 1997 F650ST. All went well, until a few 100 km's back. I just got the bike bak from a service. Rode it for about 50 km's and then went to a store, parked the bike, everything normal. When I got out, the bike started perfectly and I left. I was...
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    Went to unlock the bike this morning, and couldn't turn the key in the barrel. Riggled the steering left and right whilst trying to turn the key to no avail. In the end I took the misses car. Could it be frozen?
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    hello every1 i have just bought a 1995 funduro and while riding it back it started back firing and eventually cut out, the revs were kinda sticking between 3 and 4k on rev clock and backfiring i had no power while it was backfiring it eventually started again once it had cooled down so started...
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    Yesterday I had success in replacing the tumblers for the bike keys onto the rear seat compartment (which has very flimsy fitting, a little twist and bend an off it comes :scratch: ned 1 me 0), and the fuel cap. The process IS easy, as easy as much enjoyable Thanks to you f650 members. Yet I...
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    Hi all bike is a 1997 F650 The Ignition key has been broken in the barrel and i'm trying to find out if anyones managed to replace just the barrel as BMW only list a complete assembly at 80 odd notes, made worse as it was replaced less than 2 years ago following a theft attempt I've...
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    Saw this one made for KTMs, and wondered if anyone knows of an equivalent version for the F650? Had a search on ebsay/google but nothing came up. http://www.touratech.com/shops/008/product_info.php?products_id=8904 :thanks2:
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    Hi a bit mystified! Got back last week from a 4000 mile trip down to italy on my 1999 funduro which I have owned for a couple of months. Bike never missed a beat no probs at all. The bike has been stood about 5 days and this morning it cut out after 100 yds. Pushed it back and so far it has seen...
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    hello im really stuggling cant get my ignition to work dont want to spend a fortune on a new one does any one know where id get a second hand one from:thanks2:
  9. F650 Single Discussion
    what holds it into the metal hole? a part of mine flew off into my face today when riding and now its slipping through it! :scratch:
  10. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi chaps :) Can someone tell me how to test an ignition coil in a 2000 GS single-spark? there are three pins in the primary, what ohm reading should I get from which combination of pins? thanks Tracy
  11. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi Folks.. Sorry for the urgent request.. but left home in northern Portugal 3 days ago and have just made it to Morocco today.. but... the bike has refused to start twice.... and I am on the road for the next month.... The bike: F650 (Funduro) Classic - 1995, 47,000 Miles... The bike gets...
  12. F650 Single Discussion
    Good morning mates. I took the ignition tubing cap out yesterday and I unscrew the small bolt from inside. When I got it out a small round piece (like a fuse) came out and then a spring. I remove that small round piece from inside (some friends told me that this is a filter for the high power)...
  13. F650 Single Discussion
    Hiya Folks I was wondering if someone can help me out... I am about to replace the ignition barrell and lock mechanism.. I believe it is held in place by 2 bolts.. that are the sheer type... so when I remove them (by careful means I am sure) and need to replace them, what do I use? I had...
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    I broke down again yesterday on way home from work. Called out breakdown recovery and turns out one of the wires in the ignition switch had frayed. :wall: Symptoms were the bike but out and ignition lights would come back on intermittently. Need to get this done ASAP
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    hi again, when i take the key out comes with the ignition barrel, i think the pin from the barrel is missing. can i replace the pin? or how can i lock the barrel in position? i tried the paper clip thing, but no luck. thanks :uhoh: f650 gs - 2000
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    Hello, Yesterday i noticed that my idle is only 1000RPM and starting the bike takes longer. I thought the spark plugs are bad, but i noticed that one spark plug doesn't give any spark.The spark plug is good,works on another engine. What could be the problem? Can half of the ignion coil be...
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    Hi, if anyone can help here it would be appreciated.... After kids have been tampering with my funduro, ignition barrel removed (even though it had a huge chain on) & clocks smashed. I have received a new lock set today but am thinking that all I need to swap is the inner barrel, not the whole...
  18. F650 Single Discussion
    Hi all, I'm new on here and a newish F650GS owner (bought bike end of December). Unfortunately, I had to get a nice RAC man to bring me home on Sunday as the bike conked out, after misfiring all day. He was very helpful and by a process of elimination he diagnosed that the coil wasn't working...
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    Hi all, I have a 54 plate scarver and my battery suddenly drained the other day. Tha AA man spent 2 seconds trying to get it going before we decided to recover it as he could pick his washing up from his mums on the way (i kid you not). Anyhow I have since recharged it and topped it up. when...
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    Evening all, I have been looking around here for details of how to strip the lock assembly, sure I've seen it here or on the chain gang FAQ's but can't find it now? I know how to remove the lock assy and separate the switch, but I want to take the lock apart. Can anyone point me in the right...
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