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    Whatís this unused electrical socket for?!
    on: Jul 22, 2020, 09.33 pm
    Jul 22, 2020, 09.33 pm


    In the above photo (unhelpfully oriented on its side  :015:), there are three sockets:

    One for the glovebox release
    One for the electrical socket in the glovebox and...
    One with a blanking plate. Whatís that one intended for please?
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    Re: Whatís this unused electrical socket for?!
    Reply #1 on: Jul 22, 2020, 09.45 pm
    Jul 22, 2020, 09.45 pm
    GPS, at least for Garmin's.
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    Re: Whatís this unused electrical socket for?!
    Reply #2 on: Jul 22, 2020, 09.48 pm
    Jul 22, 2020, 09.48 pm
    That makes sense. Thank you.
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    Re: Whatís this unused electrical socket for?!
    Reply #3 on: Jul 23, 2020, 08.14 am
    Jul 23, 2020, 08.14 am
    RedMerle :

    DON'T go Plugging in a GPS there without checking this first ....

    If the wires leading to that Connector originate from the same small harness
    that carry the Glove Box Power socket and USB wires, then this a Blanking Plug
    fitted into a socket that is present on some Models, and is used to activate the
    Heated Grips Icons on the Instrument Panel. When Heated Grips are fitted
    the Blanking Plug is replaced with another Plug having Link wires in it :



    The GPS Power socket is a similar socket located below and behind the left mirror pod,
    usually taped to the main harness or tucked behind a velcro strap in that location.
    IIRC it is a darker grey colour than the Heated Grips Socket.

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    Re: Whatís this unused electrical socket for?!
    Reply #4 on: Jul 23, 2020, 02.00 pm
    Jul 23, 2020, 02.00 pm
    My mistake, mine doesn't have the connection for the blanking plug.  Yes, it was one of "those". :745:
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    Re: Whatís this unused electrical socket for?!
    Reply #5 on: Aug 04, 2020, 03.31 pm
    Aug 04, 2020, 03.31 pm
    *Originally Posted by Coconut [+]
    RedMerle :

    DON'T go Plugging in a GPS there without checking this first ....

    If the wires leading to that Connector originate from the same small harness
    that carry the Glove Box Power socket and USB wires, then this a Blanking Plug
    fitted into a socket that is present on some Models, and is used to activate the
    Heated Grips Icons on the Instrument Panel. When Heated Grips are fitted
    the Blanking Plug is replaced with another Plug having Link wires in it :



    The GPS Power socket is a similar socket located below and behind the left mirror pod,
    usually taped to the main harness or tucked behind a velcro strap in that location.
    IIRC it is a darker grey colour than the Heated Grips Socket.

    Cheers  :821:



    This was very helpful. Iíve had to take the fairing off again (Iím getting really good at that 👍) in the hunt for this elusive connector!

    I canít find the little ble3der anywhere  :008: If anyone can see it, Iíd be really grateful if you could put a dirty great ring around it 😁



    Iím just about to take the headlight off to have a jolly good rummage around behind that...





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    Re: Whatís this unused electrical socket for?!
    Reply #6 on: Aug 04, 2020, 04.24 pm
    Aug 04, 2020, 04.24 pm



    Oh dear. I would appear to have an accessory wiring sub harness and a main wiring loom with no GPS accessory socket. Iíve traced along the main cable and thereís nothing  :110:

    I wonder if anyone else had had this problem?









    Iíve just spoken to a motorcycle technician friend and he laughed! It seems that this is not that unusual!
    Last Edit: Aug 04, 2020, 04.44 pm by RedMerle
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    Re: Whatís this unused electrical socket for?!
    Reply #7 on: Aug 05, 2020, 08.08 am
    Aug 05, 2020, 08.08 am
    If I remember correctly - your Trophy is the Standard Model, not the SE?

    The Standard Model ( with no audio system ), definitely doesn't have the GPS Audio Connector,
    and according to the Servcie Manual wiring diagram, doesn't have the GPS Power connector either.

    Cheers  :821:


     



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