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On a trip back from Fla. both trip odometers A & B lost their mileages. The clock also lost the time. It did this twice on a 2000 mile trip. This is on a 2003 GL1800.Anyone experienced this problem & what is the solution. PS the reg. odometer retained its mileage.
Thanks,Tearumup in MS
 

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On a trip back from Fla. both trip odometers A & B lost their mileages. The clock also lost the time. It did this twice on a 2000 mile trip. This is on a 2003 GL1800.Anyone experienced this problem & what is the solution. PS the reg. odometer retained its mileage.
Thanks,Tearumup in MS
Welcome to the board. Your battery voltage dropped too low while starting the bike. This indicates it needs to be replaced or the posts are very corroded.
 

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FLORIDA TOURIST BOARD DOES THIS ON PURPOSE - DONT WANT TO SHOW PEOPLE LEAVE !!:wrong::lol:
 

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As was pointed out - your battery voltage is dropping too low when starting - either by a battery starting to go south, or dirty coneections on the battery. Your actual odometer won't reset because of it's encoding, it's not volatile memory like the trip odometer.

Low or dropping out battery voltage will also tend to kill your radio presets, and if you have a CB can cause it to lock up or otherwise act strangely. Put a voltmeter on the battery itself while cranking the bike. If the voltage tends to drop below about 10.3 or so, then time to start looking for another one. You'll still get some life out of it, but wouldn't plan on taking any long trips.
 
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