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  • Offline BabyD   gb

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    Steering lock on key donít turn
    on: February 18, 2020, 04:24:19 pm
    February 18, 2020, 04:24:19 pm
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/18TYaZ0vhcOt_d8cV8BabikeePPCZFtyr/view?usp=drivesdk

    As you can see having problem with ignition on my 2017 950, Iíve tried WD40 & ABUS specialist lock lube

    Bike still under warranty but need to get bike to dealer as they wonít come to me, even tho their only 2 miles away
    If I had a second brain cell it would be so lonely......

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    Re: Steering lock on key donít turn
    Reply #1 on: February 18, 2020, 06:01:15 pm
    February 18, 2020, 06:01:15 pm
    Hm, I know it's not probably a good solution, but have you tried to press slightly the lock inside? Or spray some wd40 on the lock, not in the key lock?

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    Re: Steering lock on key donít turn
    Reply #2 on: February 18, 2020, 06:44:38 pm
    February 18, 2020, 06:44:38 pm
    I have tried all the shakes & wiggles possible, plus tried to force steering lock pin in whilst trying to turn key
    If I had a second brain cell it would be so lonely......

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    Re: Steering lock on key donít turn
    Reply #3 on: February 18, 2020, 06:49:34 pm
    February 18, 2020, 06:49:34 pm
    And the dealer give you some instructions? Or just "bring the bike here"?

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    Re: Steering lock on key donít turn
    Reply #4 on: February 18, 2020, 08:03:50 pm
    February 18, 2020, 08:03:50 pm
    *Originally Posted by Julian [+]
    And the dealer give you some instructions? Or just "bring the bike here"?

    Just bring the bike here & weíll have a look
    If I had a second brain cell it would be so lonely......

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    Re: Steering lock on key donít turn
    Reply #5 on: February 18, 2020, 11:06:35 pm
    February 18, 2020, 11:06:35 pm
    It appears that you are trying to engage the lock with the bars turned to the right. On my 2017, the only way to get the lock to engage is with the bars turned to the left (I just went out to the garage and tried this). Have you tried with the bars turned to the left?

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    Re: Steering lock on key donít turn
    Reply #6 on: February 18, 2020, 11:16:56 pm
    February 18, 2020, 11:16:56 pm
    How about getting intouch with ducati breakdown as your bike is still in warranty,get them to take it down to the dealer

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    Re: Steering lock on key donít turn
    Reply #7 on: February 19, 2020, 12:03:07 am
    February 19, 2020, 12:03:07 am
    *Originally Posted by Arashi [+]
    It appears that you are trying to engage the lock with the bars turned to the right. On my 2017, the only way to get the lock to engage is with the bars turned to the left (I just went out to the garage and tried this). Have you tried with the bars turned to the left?

    The steering lock is already on with bars turned to the right, so the bars wonít turn to the left
    If I had a second brain cell it would be so lonely......

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    Re: Steering lock on key donít turn
    Reply #8 on: February 19, 2020, 12:04:16 am
    February 19, 2020, 12:04:16 am
    *Originally Posted by thenozzle [+]
    How about getting intouch with ducati breakdown as your bike is still in warranty,get them to take it down to the dealer

    Ducati assistance only lasts for 2 years so itís expired
    If I had a second brain cell it would be so lonely......

  • Offline buzzardbilly   gb

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    Re: Steering lock on key donít turn
    Reply #9 on: February 19, 2020, 09:37:17 am
    February 19, 2020, 09:37:17 am
     ....could the bars being to the right be part of the problem. Manual says to put bars to the left when applying the steering lock  - perhaps being to the right has upset the locking process in some way ?