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Keyless starting
« on: January 09, 2019, 08:46:36 PM »
Hi

Has anyone tried to start their bike without the fob

I have a 2018 XRT with the remote key fob and according to page 95 of the manual, you can hold one of the spare keys that come with the bike against the sensor by the rear seat and the this should allow the bike to be started? I’ve tried with both spare keys and nothing happens. If I hold the key against where I think the sensor is and press the ignition button, I sometimes get a steady red light in the top of the LCD display but no ignition?

Any ideas?

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Re: Keyless starting
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2019, 09:04:30 PM »
Yes, use mine like this most of the time as I don't use the keyless too much now (as I know I am going to lose it). It is very specific where you hold it (see pic in your manual) and a cm either way renders it inoperable. Make sure the dealer has actually cloned the spare keys, they may of forgotten. As a test you can take the battery out of the main key fob and that should also work held in the same place.

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Re: Keyless starting
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2019, 10:59:31 AM »
*Originally Posted by XCaTel [+]
Yes, use mine like this most of the time as I don't use the keyless too much now (as I know I am going to lose it). It is very specific where you hold it (see pic in your manual) and a cm either way renders it inoperable. Make sure the dealer has actually cloned the spare keys, they may of forgotten. As a test you can take the battery out of the main key fob and that should also work held in the same place.

You don't need to take the battery out. Just turn it off.

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Re: Keyless starting
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2019, 03:47:49 PM »
Confirmed.
First thing I tried when I got the bike.

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Re: Keyless starting
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2019, 08:12:16 PM »
Well I’ve tried placing both spare keys at (I think) the right place but nothing! I did what you said with the fob turned off and tried this but still nothing

Anyone got any pictures as to exactly where the location is or is it a secret? LOL

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Re: Keyless starting
« Reply #5 on: January 25, 2019, 08:34:01 PM »
its in the manual, no secret!  :002:


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Re: Keyless starting
« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2019, 10:53:07 PM »
Sssshhhhhhh....      :002:

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Re: Keyless starting
« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2019, 11:26:26 PM »
*Originally Posted by XCaTel [+]
its in the manual, no secret!  :002:
Oh, great now everyone will want it.
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Re: Keyless starting
« Reply #8 on: January 27, 2019, 04:51:27 PM »
Hi

Yes I’ve seen the phot in the book but still can’t get it?

Anyone got a photo for this idiot here?

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Re: Keyless starting
« Reply #9 on: January 28, 2019, 10:58:17 AM »
here you go..



 


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