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2017 Adv R: My service light came on during a trip. I pulled in to a dealer and had them read the code. They said it was a possible turn signal switch fault (it's working just fine) and charged me $65. They also told me there is no way I can check these myself as only KTM dealers are given the necessary software access. I love my 1090 but this customer-raping scheme is total BS. Has anyone figured out a way to plug in and read the OBD codes yourself? And if so, have you also found a list of custom KTM codes beyond the standard ones a typical code reader will already have definitions for?
 

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There are quite a lot of OBD2 adapters for sale that supposedly work on KTM's.

No personal experience, but it sure seems like that would be sorted by now. Do some Google fu and you'll find a lot of avenues to try out.

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There are quite a lot of OBD2 adapters for sale that supposedly work on KTM's.

No personal experience, but it sure seems like that would be sorted by now. Do some Google fu and you'll find a lot of avenues to try out.

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There is an adapter for OBD2. What program to read errors?
 

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So after much tinkering around, I’ve found that the code scanner works and it doesn’t work. First off with the ELM327 wifi scanner and the appropriate adapter cord(OBDII to KTM) I was able to get my iPhone to connect and read the codes from my bike As well as read real time info such as RPMs, throttle position and many other areas of engine information. The issue was that these codes description were more related to automobiles then bikes. One of the codes if you looked it up by code number was an ECM communication failure, but the description was that I had a stuck waste gate. The other issue is that you can’t clear the codes using this scanner tool.
I recently broke down and took my bike to my local KTM shop for them to read the codes. I found out that my recent issue with a dead battery caused several codes to pop up since there was some communication failure between the ECM and canbus within the bike and it dying mid start up As a result of my dead battery.
So as a code diagnostic tool, it was mediocre at best, at reading real time engine running diagnostic info it did pretty well.
I was only out about $35.00 for both pieces and then $25 for the KTM shop to read and clear the codes.
 

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So after much tinkering around, I’ve found that the code scanner works and it doesn’t work. First off with the ELM327 wifi scanner and the appropriate adapter cord(OBDII to KTM) I was able to get my iPhone to connect and read the codes from my bike As well as read real time info such as RPMs, throttle position and many other areas of engine information. The issue was that these codes description were more related to automobiles then bikes. One of the codes if you looked it up by code number was an ECM communication failure, but the description was that I had a stuck waste gate. The other issue is that you can’t clear the codes using this scanner tool.
I recently broke down and took my bike to my local KTM shop for them to read the codes. I found out that my recent issue with a dead battery caused several codes to pop up since there was some communication failure between the ECM and canbus within the bike and it dying mid start up As a result of my dead battery.
So as a code diagnostic tool, it was mediocre at best, at reading real time engine running diagnostic info it did pretty well.
I was only out about $35.00 for both pieces and then $25 for the KTM shop to read and clear the codes.
Which phone app did you use to connect to the ELM327?
I bought the OBD Fusion app...I can connect via Wi-Fi...but it won't connect to the device...the device is 'seeing' it...the various colored lights are flashing...but I never appears to connect. BTW, I'm using a 6-pin adapter between the bike and ELM.
 

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Which phone app did you use to connect to the ELM327?
I bought the OBD Fusion app...I can connect via Wi-Fi...but it won't connect to the device...the device is 'seeing' it...the various colored lights are flashing...but I never appears to connect. BTW, I'm using a 6-pin adapter between the bike and ELM.
It simply called car scanner
 
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