BMW harness cable

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BMW harness cable

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Hi,
Just ordered one of these


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[size=2px]Could some please tell me where it plugs into. [/size]
[size=2px]Thanks John [/size]
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Bellas wrote:Could some please tell me where it plugs into.
This thread is for a 1200, could be the same for the 1250, viewtopic.php?t=9
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Looks like the NN wiring harness,

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should plug into the upper of these two sockets.

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Great, but where is it exactly on the 1250.
Thanks
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Bellas wrote:Great, but where is it exactly on the 1250.
Probably the same place as the 1200.
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Thanks,
I'm new to bmw's and don't know where it is on the 1200.


Sorry for my ignorance.
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These instructions & photos may allow you to access the area required.

First remove the six torx screws shown in the photo. If you prefer, you may leave the two on the instrument cowling and remove them later.

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You can now remove the chrome (or black, depending on model) trims to reveal the remaining two screen-retaining screws.

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Lift off the screen and put it somewhere safe, then lift off the black plastic screen carrier (shown in photo below).

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You can now see the fixings at the front of the instrument cowling. It is held on at the front by two plastic bifurcated rivets with plastic screws.
I found that once the screws were loosened but not removed, as in the photo below, the screw complete with rivet could be easily pulled out.

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Once the rivets (and two torx screws mentioned earlier) have been removed the cowling is held in place purely by two studs in rubber grommets.
Pry the cowling up gently from the front of the bike and flip the cowling forward as shown below.

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David wrote: These instructions & photos may allow you to access the area required.

First remove the six torx screws shown in the photo. If you prefer, you may leave the two on the instrument cowling and remove them later.

Image

You can now remove the chrome (or black, depending on model) trims to reveal the remaining two screen-retaining screws.

Image

Lift off the screen and put it somewhere safe, then lift off the black plastic screen carrier (shown in photo below).

Image

You can now see the fixings at the front of the instrument cowling. It is held on at the front by two plastic bifurcated rivets with plastic screws.
I found that once the screws were loosened but not removed, as in the photo below, the screw complete with rivet could be easily pulled out.

Image

Once the rivets (and two torx screws mentioned earlier) have been removed the cowling is held in place purely by two studs in rubber grommets.
Pry the cowling up gently from the front of the bike and flip the cowling forward as shown below.

Image

David's photos are helpful. You are looking for the power supply to the SatNav to power your new harness instead. So I presume that you are not using a BMW Navigator in the cradle.
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Yes I am using the satnav, I thought it was an additional cable, apparently not?.


Thanks for the previous post and pics, very helpful.

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Bellas wrote:Yes I am using the satnav, I thought it was an additional cable, apparently not?.
"If GPS is fitted to your bike then the appropriate socket for this lead will be used and you will need the lead that connected to the battery which is part number - GZM-QLITE-AQ-04"

https://www.nippynormans.com/f650st-f65 ... usb-socket

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Thanks for the info.
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