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Old 12-04-2012, 06:50 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey guys I have a dead battery and can't seem to get the seat off. Haven't had any problems before. Key will turn a little then stops like its hitting something and won't turn anymore. Tried liquid wrench just in case but did nothing. Also put pressure down on the seat. Any ideas in how to get seat off? Key works in ignition and gas tank easily. Just wondering if anyone had any ideas or advice before I look into calling up a locksmith.


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Old 12-04-2012, 06:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Usually pressure on the front of the seat is what is needed. If weather has been getting at the lock, you might try a bit of WD 40 sprayed on the key then work it a little.
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Old 12-04-2012, 07:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah that's seemed to work in the past. But I don't know why it's not now. It's about 15 degrees here so I used a blow dryer, maybe not long enough. Ill try some WD-40.


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yes some hard pressure or down force right above the latch just about where your nads rest while you are turning the key at the same time should work..
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Old 12-04-2012, 07:51 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Take the side cover off and unhook the cable and pull it to release your seat, then work on your lock.
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:46 PM   #6 (permalink)
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60ftgap thanks a lot man. I had some warranty work done a few weeks ago and looks like they didn't put the cable back in the holder. I really appreciate it.


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Once again the best forum and group of guys around. Glad to know about the cable issue. Not even my bike and I am pleased for the information.
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:42 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Yeah I'll second that. This forum is amazing. Great group of guys who wanna help out.


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I will third that. Great info. Thx!
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