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Just a heads up - I have the fairing off the left side of the bike and I found 2 wires loose near the indicator wires as they leave the harness One has a bullet socket and the other a bullet end.

I thought Kawa would not leave these two dangling loose and I must have pulled them apart when I removed the fairing - so stuck the bullet in the bullet socket. Turned the ignition on. THEN (too late) I got curious so I tried to meter a voltage on the two wires and find out what wasn't working when they were disconnected - nothing. Then from another forum I read that these are the supply return for accessories like GPS ! Ok so tested the 2 amp fuse under the seat - blown open circuit caused by me being dim and connecting the two wires. Replaced the fuse, kept the wires apart and tested with the ignition on - Full voltage !
One of the reasons I wanted the fairing off was to run a 12 volt wire to the front of the bike for toys like air temperature gauge and a beeper for the indicators (in my view a life saver and I have put one on all my bikes). Now I have a fused supply already there. It did look daft though just hanging there - disconnected.

I thought I would post this in case anyone is doing something similar - save you blowing the 2 amp accessory fuse

I will post a photo tomorrow
 

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Thanks for the information. I think I have seen those loose connectors when looking down the forks of my new 2013. I am debating on whether to mount my Garmin Zumo 660. I hate to mess up the pretty clean lines. Glad to hear which side to look on if I do decide to go that route. Looks like I would need to cut off the in-line fuse that comes with the Garmin mount to avoid two in-line fuses, right? Since I won't be going direct to the battery.
 

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Thanks for the information. I think I have seen those loose connectors when looking down the forks of my new 2013. I am debating on whether to mount my Garmin Zumo 660. I hate to mess up the pretty clean lines. Glad to hear which side to look on if I do decide to go that route. Looks like I would need to cut off the in-line fuse that comes with the Garmin mount to avoid two in-line fuses, right? Since I won't be going direct to the battery.
Nothing wrong with having two in-line fuses as its the total load that counts. So long as you don't take more than 2amps with your Garmin, you will be fine.. If Garmin is fused at 1amp then that will blow first if you exceed 1amp. If Garmin is fused at say 3amps, then the bike accessory fuse of 2amps will blow first if you exceed that. No problem having multiple in-line fuses although its best to let the bike fuse blow first as it is easy to get at under the seat-rather than taking off the fairing if your Garmin fuse is under there.
 

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I have a bizarre question... I would like to run on the bullet connectors the following:
- Heated grips
- GPS via a cigarette lighter 12v socket
- Gopro via a USB 12v socket converter

I would like to plug this on the bullet connector... Can I just change in the fuse box the 2amp fuse for a 5amp fuse for example?
 

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I would like to plug this on the bullet connector... Can I just change in the fuse box the 2amp fuse for a 5amp fuse for example?
You can..but the wire might not agree with you if you actually load it up that high. The fuses are rated for a reason.

More electrons=more heat=melted wire=fire=unhappy Ninja owner.
 
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