A little while ago I posted about having an intermittent immobiliser problem on...

A little while ago I posted about having an intermittent immobiliser problem on my gen 2 '12. Problem is the antenna ring is open circuit. It turns out that on a gen 1 bike you can replace the antenna separately but not on a gen 2!!!! So instead of a bill of £60 to replace the antenna I am now faced with having to replace the whole ignition switch for £170.

Stripping the ignition mechanism to take off the antenna is identical between the two gens but you just can't purchase separately the parts.

After speaking to Kawasaki UK it seems like it's a common fault as he knew straight away the answers to my question. 'Sorry but ....'

All i will do is take the ring off and put into my original switch because I don't want to go through the hassle of having to program new keys and have different keys for the tank and tail unit.

Bit pissed off really

11 comments
  • I would do, but you're a tad far away. Lol

  • What 100 miles is to far you big girl

  • But it's raining. Lol

  • he might get his sugar n teabags damp lol

  • Nah, waterproof cover on my tank bag. Lol

  • Will finally sort the 'kin bike this weekend when I get back from my weekly jaunt to Germany.

  • Mark,are this a new loock inkluding immobiliser?

  • Yes Tor. £170's worth

  • Then u allredy got the red master key,or?

  • I couldn't buy the antenna separately so had to buy the whole switch. All I will do is take off the antenna and put it on my original switch.

  • Ah,got it.:)) Aint posible to fix the antenna? Hermetik in plastick? Newer been into thos shit. All i know its posible to bypass immobiliser from the ecu