Author Topic: Electrical Mods and Warranty  (Read 1118 times)

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  • 2014 GTL-E, 2004 R1150RTP 2 up conv, 2004 1150RTP
    Electrical Mods and Warranty
    « on: 2014-08-27 07:12:02 »
    There sure are a host of electrical and electronic goodies we can hang on our bikes these days. And I'm a big believer in in being seen on the road so I will be adding some auxiliary  lighting to my GTL - Exclusive.

    My question is this: Has anyone had an experience with BMW where there was an electrical issue with the bike and they didn't want to cover it under warranty because of a modification that had been done?


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      Re: Electrical Mods and Warranty
      « Reply #1 on: 2014-10-09 11:08:31 »
      In most cases, if the the dealer can prove that the cause of the problem is brought by the installed aftermarket parts/accessories then they will void some warranty claims


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        Re: Electrical Mods and Warranty
        « Reply #2 on: 2014-10-09 15:12:11 »
        No experience myself and to keep me from getting it I power all farkles using a PDM60. That way all farkles are electrically disconnected from the CAN bus.
        Frank (NLD),             BMW K1600 GT Red (2011); top case w/brakelight, comfort package, safety package, F2P, black Wunderlich bars, PDM60, Autocom SPA  |  Other bike: Moto Guzzi V7 850 California (1975)