Jump to content

Problem - Speedo restless - 2001


Recommended Posts

Hi all!

 

I’m new here! Greetings from Croatia btw. 🙂

 

I recently bought a RC46 2001. and speedometer does weird thing: while driving, it starts droping, for example if driving 80kmh, it tries to show 80 but jumps between 40 and 60 up and down all the time nevertheless the speed is constant. Same at all speeds, but more variations are at lower speeds, less variations at higher speeds.

 

Is this a problem with gearbox speed sensor?

 

Except that, the bike is perfect, very pleased with buy, done 3000 km in little more than a month already 🥰

 

Thank’s!

 

Denis.

 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Member Contributer

Wecome Denis

 

Your diagnosis sounds correct and I had the same happen on my 98. There is plastic coupler that slips onto the speed sensor shaft and engages with the sprocket nut. If that wears or gets damaged then the speed sensor will give erratic readings. Its a very common Honda part and not expensive. When you refit the speed sensor to the sprocket cover,  make sure the coupler slips nicely over the nut, if not it gets damaged when you tighten the bolts. 

 

https://www.partzilla.com/product/honda/44808-MR7-013?ref=e0099874f8ff9c591bba554a8855f2197ae22d72

Link to comment
Share on other sites

And ensure that the cable/shaft turns freely before you burn through another plastic nut. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy.