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Engine light came on after washing the bike. I've heard that it may be that a sensor got wet. Anyone have experience with this?
 

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If it doesn't go out after a while. Try removing the positive cable on the battery and see if that resets the light. Set the scooter in a sunny place all day to help dry everything out. If that does not work take it to a shop so they can put a code reader on it. Never use high pressure spry washing a Victory.
 
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If it doesn't go out after a while. Try removing the positive cable on the battery and see if that resets the light. Set the scooter in a sunny place all day to help dry everything out. If that does not work take it to a shop so they can put a code reader on it. Never use high pressure spry washing a Victory.
I didn't use high pressure, but I did use a garden hose with a spray nozzle. Definitely be more careful next time. Thanks!
 

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Better not to wash them at all I reckon.
That's why God invented rain.
Try not to leave them out in the rain too long either though.
 
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I wipe wash mine....bucket of soapy water, one wash rag, one wipe and dry rag.....then put the wax to her 8) no hose no spray....8) happy bike lol
 

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That's basically the process with a "waterless" wash product. There are several on the market that came out because of water restrictions.
 
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That's basically the process with a "waterless" wash product. There are several on the market that came out because of water restrictions.

Yea i have tried a couple of those and maybe just me but they never seem to get clean the same as the soap an water....
 
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I wash mine at the car wash, I spray it with soapy water put never pull the trigger for high pressure. Then I rinse it with the spot free rinse and never pull the trigger for high pressure. Plus I stand back and never get in close. The only time I had and problems the scooter set outside in a bad storm at a rally. The next morning the cruise control didn't work on the way home. After about a hundred miles it started working and I have never had any problems again. I have ridden through a few bad rain storms and nothing went wrong.
 
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One time sitting in rain overnight it didn't want to start. Push button nothing happen. Sat in rain many times though without incident before and after that one time.

Use a wash like ONR. It's old but works.
Used on my truck and bike for years.

This is a decent demo but I use microfiber to wash and dry. Haven't tried the sealant they have now.
 

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only issue i've ever had on mine after a heavy rain my cruise took a vacation for a couple days...then just started to work.
 
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The cruise and radio buttons really aren't waterproof. Not sure how to improve upon that without creating other problems.
 

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If it doesn't go out after a while. Try removing the positive cable on the battery and see if that resets the light. Set the scooter in a sunny place all day to help dry everything out. If that does not work take it to a shop so they can put a code reader on it. Never use high pressure spry washing a Victory.
It went out right away. Thanks! I'll keep this in mind in the future. Appreciate it!
 

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I wash mine at the car wash, I spray it with soapy water put never pull the trigger for high pressure. Then I rinse it with the spot free rinse and never pull the trigger for high pressure. Plus I stand back and never get in close. The only time I had and problems the scooter set outside in a bad storm at a rally. The next morning the cruise control didn't work on the way home. After about a hundred miles it started working and I have never had any problems again. I have ridden through a few bad rain storms and nothing went wrong.
Great info! Thanks!
 
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