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#1016395 - 08/08/18 10:15 AM Re: Windscreen / Front ESA sensor errors 41769 and 41764 [Re: Fugu]  
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Originally Posted by Fugu
Thanks for the suggestion Dirtrider. I’ll try that when I get a moment.

The battery has been disconnected twice now but neither time for a long time (30 seconds) I didn’t relearn TPS either time (as I was ignorant) and it runs great. That probably means it wasn’t off power long enough to reset.

I understand the procedure after prolonged disconnect is as follows:

Ignition on, engine not running.

Open throttle fully. Hold 1 second. Return to closed.

Repeat 2 more times for total of 3.

Turn bike off.

Morning Fugu

That should work but no need to hold open for 1 second.

All It needs is key-to-on (not running), then fully open then fully close throttle once (that is basically it).

Most do the "fully open then fully close throttle" 3 times but the second & third times are not really needed on the hexhead (but it doesn't hurt either).

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#1016442 - 08/08/18 10:04 PM Re: Windscreen / Front ESA sensor errors 41769 and 41764 [Re: Fugu]  
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I didn't see this in the thread.

Is the ESA shocks connected on the bike? You say it doesn't work. I wonder if the non-working ESA shocks are stopping the ZFE from allowing power to the windscreen.

On my 2006, the ESA is disconnected. I get the error on my GS-911 all the time, that the ESA does not have correct voltage. I do not get a windscreen error code.

I had a short on the neck of the steering column. From turning the handlebars (98k miles at the time) back and forth, the harness, the wire and the black frame paint wore through and shorted out the EGR circuit, O2 sensor heating element and the idle circuits.

Hence, I am leaning towards a power circuit that powers the ESA and the windshield.

Good luck.

2006 R1200RT
2002 Honda CBR954RR

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#1016452 - 08/08/18 11:55 PM Re: Windscreen / Front ESA sensor errors 41769 and 41764 [Re: NickInSac]  
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Thanks Nic and continued thanks to Dirtrider

I am in the middle of a bathroom remodel right above my home office. Time during the week is a bit rare right now and I’ve done nothing on the bike this work week.

That said- if I get a chance this weekend or next time I have time i intend to:

Unplug battery.
Pull Tupperware on R side and front.
Disconnect ESA front and rear all plugs. (One by lock for cubby hole in fairing, two right side rear under seat)
inspect what I can see of wiring for the windshield. Again.

By this stage I ought to have had it unplugged long enough to have reset the ZFE

Connect battery, turn on ignition
Twist throttle wide open to calibrate
Turn off ignition

Turn on ignition, connect Gs-911 and scan for then clear any codes.

Try windshield calibration.

Either celebrate, or hang myself.

Ok after they cut me down, if needed:

Swap old windscreen motor back in and try again.

Pull tank off.
Check each wire from windscreen motor plug to plug to ZFE with multi meter

Either repair or jumper around any bad wire(s)

At that point if it’s not fixed I’ll drink myself silly.


2005 R1200RT
2000 R1150GS
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