Crack by tip over

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  1. trell

    trell New Member

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    Got my bike back from dealer last wk. They had put in a new headlight assembly. Back it into the garage just left it on the trailer. Went out sat unloaded it changed oil and filter getting ready for Daytona.While wiping it down i noticed a 1" crack next to right tip over. Does not seem to affect the bike in anyway other than ugly. Question is does this panel come off when replacing light assembly? I have laid it down on the left side before and no damage what so ever. Never been on right side that i know of. I have the 5yr warenty will that be covered? 2011 PEARL WHT.TOUR BOUGHT IN AUG.011
     
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    Without seeing it I would say it is not covered. pics would help.
     
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    Have you talked to your dealer about it?
     
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    Yes you have to strip the hole front end to get at the headlight assembly. If you think the dealer did it your going to have a hard battle. I'm guessing its the bottom left side and the bottom bolt is a ***** to find and get at. If your going to talk to the dealer be nice but firm. Start your conversation out by asking if the mechanic has how mane years working on a vision. If he says yours the first now you have him by the short hairs. Tell him there is a crack that as far as you know was never there before. With washing and wax I would guess you would have seen it before.
     
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    Not talk to them yet.It's on the right side not on left side. I have drop it on the left side once no damage what so ever.I have never known it to be down on right.If they don't cover it as I think they should that will be a negative for me on the next buy.I love the bike but that will tell me something about the company.
     
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    just took pictures of crack now if i can figure out how to post them.
     
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    So is it the Tip-Over that's cracked, or the Fairing? Mayberry
     
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    Not the tip over the the plastic body piece right behind it.The service manual calls it the leg fairing.
     
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    I watched them replace my headlight and they didn't take off anything that low.
     
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    I'm going to try to post pic again.Are the tip over not to protect that part of the body?As I stated the bike been down on the left with no damage what so ever. The cracks on the right side.The crack I can live with. I just want to how,when where it got there.It's all good, dealer wasn't open today so wife says she'd call them on Tuesday see what happens.She has a better way of dealing with things sometimes.I still like this bike alot.I havn't rode any of the other bikes since i got this one.
     
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    Dealer took pic says that should not have happen and he turn it into victory.He didn't think it would be a problem.Going to replace some other panels as paint is bad. These people at CORBIN MOTORSPORTS in Corbin Ky. are good people.
     
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    Well the dealer called back said ''tough luck that they won't fix the crack altho it had never been down on that side''. When i took it over there a couple wk ago he said that he could see that it had never been tip over and it would be no problem.SO now I guess I'll have a good story to tell at all they rallies come up will be at bike wk in Daytona by sat 10th. My wife is beside herself.
     
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    How do i get hold of factory rep..?
     

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