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Offline Malibu

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Ok, so this should be on the poor-a-tek thread, but anyway, seems all KTM's have this problem, where the bottons don't want to work anymore.

My MODE button just would not work to change mode, on the odd occasion I could get it to work, so yesterday, I opened the thing up and saw that there is enough space for the little bar to move above the sensor button.

I carefully cut out to little round circles (about 5mm diameter) from the lid of a margarine tub, and then glued one flat onto the pin coming up from the sensor, and one onto the pin going down from the rubber in the screen... now the two make perfect contact with each other and I'm getting 100% changes happening on the display...

Hope it holds!  If it does, I'll fix Mark's too!
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Offline AntonW

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Re: KTM 640/950 Speedo button repairs... to get them to actually work!
« Reply #1 on: June 26, 2012, 06:12:19 pm »
Nice idea. Thanks I will put it to good use
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Re: KTM 640/950 Speedo button repairs... to get them to actually work!
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2012, 04:09:24 pm »
Mine is still working... so I may take the press-stick out now and glue it properly... ;D
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Re: KTM 640/950 Speedo button repairs... to get them to actually work!
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2012, 04:11:26 pm »
Eish....sounds like a plan - I also repaired mine once, but already not responding again.....this sounds more permanent,  thanks.  :thumleft:
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Re: KTM 640/950 Speedo button repairs... to get them to actually work!
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2012, 08:08:15 pm »
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Re: KTM 640/950 Speedo button repairs... to get them to actually work!
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2012, 08:20:53 pm »

Just the tip I needed for my tip counter mode. :thumleft:
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Re: KTM 640/950 Speedo button repairs... to get them to actually work!
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2012, 10:15:37 am »
Thanks for the tip - looks like its my turn to apply this fix. My Mode button also works intermitently now.
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Re: KTM 640/950 Speedo button repairs... to get them to actually work!
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2012, 12:29:56 pm »
;D
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