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Offline tjhess74

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Re: Has this happened to any of your bag handles?
« Reply #15 on: July 27, 2016, 04:06:09 pm »
Update: GTPP is covering the latch assembly. It's on order and should be getting replaced soon.  That was pretty painless, I'm wondering what's going to go wrong!

On another note, I just discovered today some wet spots on my rear wheel.  Took it off and I believe I have the Final Drive leak.  So, I'll be petitioning the warranty once more...
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Re: Has this happened to any of your bag handles?
« Reply #16 on: July 27, 2016, 07:31:46 pm »
thank goodness for the KPP extensions..... mine finally dropped out of the last extension this month.... noww I'm skeeeeered.....


Oh well, its been fine so far, and I never had a warrenty on the '86 I bought in '03... lord knows I spent $$ on that biotch, and COGZilla.

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Re: Has this happened to any of your bag handles?
« Reply #17 on: July 30, 2016, 02:50:42 pm »
MOB, I hear ya! I've got until May with mine and I think this is the last one.  After that, I'm flying solo!
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Re: Has this happened to any of your bag handles?
« Reply #18 on: August 04, 2016, 02:31:19 pm »
Ok, the parts came in under warranty and were installed. I just picked up the bag and was told that the lock cylinders are not interchangable.  >:(  So, now I have two keys, one for each saddlebag. The new latch came with two keys, identical to ones that fit in the fob. 

They said the latch assembly was riveted together, which is why the lock cylinder couldn't be removed. But, I might see if I can dig into it a little further than what they were allowed to.  Worst case scenario, I'll have an extra bag key to carry around. First world problems.
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Re: Has this happened to any of your bag handles?
« Reply #19 on: August 04, 2016, 02:46:43 pm »
That's interesting....
Seeing as all of us that had the latch recall didn't get new keys.... they swapped the cylinders...
I'm betting dealers tech just was a bit "cluless" and should have read their tech sheet on retrofitting the recall latches, which explained the process for lock swap...

Doh.....
http://www.zggtr.org/index.php?topic=15118.msg184707#msg184707


Sooo call them, make sure they have your latches, bring in the printout of the PDF, biotchslap everyone on the way to the tech, biotch slap him x3, and have them put your common seat and ignition keyed latches you had in the bags, and say sayonara... biotch..
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Re: Has this happened to any of your bag handles?
« Reply #20 on: August 09, 2016, 08:30:58 pm »
Nah, that process is a pain in the backside. I know the dealer isn't going to do that because it's a different warranty repair and Kaw sent two new keys with the new lock.  Hell, I'm not even gonna do that.  I'll just put an extra key on the key ring. 

Thanks for the info and link though, I had not seen that before.
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Re: Has this happened to any of your bag handles?
« Reply #21 on: August 16, 2020, 04:43:13 pm »
Dead thread resurrection. 

This recently happened to one of my latches as well.  Really don't want to do the multiple key thing so I'll be looking for some salvage latches to cannibalize.  I even thought about tracing out the shape on some rubber grip padding and gluing it on.  Something like this:


Might look like garbage, but no worse than the way it looks now.

I live in a very hot climate region.  I wonder if that has anything to do with it?
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Re: Has this happened to any of your bag handles?
« Reply #22 on: August 16, 2020, 06:06:26 pm »
Dead thread resurrection. 
It is much better than creating a new thread for every existing topic, despite the counter-productive "warning" that comes up when posting on old threads  :)  Thanks

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This recently happened to one of my latches as well.

Ug, that sucks.  It is so strange they resorted to gluing on a trim piece.  I think it might be the only thing like that on the whole bike.
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Re: Has this happened to any of your bag handles?
« Reply #23 on: August 17, 2020, 09:48:31 am »
This happened to me as well on my 08. Actually the bags are from my 09. I made a replacement cover out off aluminum sheet and glued it on and painted it black. I felt that for the repair to be reliable something stronger than plastic was required.
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Re: Has this happened to any of your bag handles?
« Reply #24 on: August 28, 2020, 11:35:52 am »
That's a good idea.  I might try something like that. 

I haven't touched the bike in a few weeks.  This is off season for me, but riding season is coming soon!
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Re: Has this happened to any of your bag handles?
« Reply #25 on: September 12, 2020, 03:35:05 pm »
My right side just divorced me on I-75 left is loose PTB used the wrong adhesive almost like unset rtv. Walnut replacements in process.