Audio not as loud since speedometer quit working.


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Davek80514
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Audio not as loud since speedometer quit working.

Postby Davek80514 » Sun May 12, 2013 2:07 pm



My speedometer went out Saturday and now the radio is not as loud. Is there a way to fix this while I wait for the new part? Or am I just going senile and not aware of it yet?


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Re: Audio not as loud since speedometer quit working.

Postby Dusty Boots » Sun May 12, 2013 3:44 pm

When your speedo cable/gear breaks, you lose your speed/odometer, cruise control, self cancelling turn signal feature, as well as your AVC (Automatic Volume Control), which increases/decreases volume according to speed.


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Re: Audio not as loud since speedometer quit working.

Postby Davek80514 » Sun May 12, 2013 6:55 pm

Glad to know I'm not senile. :lol:
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Re: Audio not as loud since speedometer quit working.

Postby artgrantz » Mon May 13, 2013 10:47 am

As Dusty mentioned, when the speedo cable is broken the AVC thinks the bike isn't moving. Turn off AVC and crank the volume up, you should be OK.




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