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iv been to 4 bike shops that iv been to in the past that know my bike is deristricted i told them before this new rule came out, all are refusing to work on my bike.Regardless of whether they know you derestricted or not they will work on it, you'll just have to pay for the work if they decide the warranty has been invalidated (or if the bike is outside the warranty period)
iv been to 4 bike shops that iv been to in the past that know my bike is deristricted i told them before this new rule came out, all are refusing to work on my bike.
What sort of work are you asking them to do? and are you being clear you're happy to pay and not trying to claim under warranty?
bosch 510 error code sensor fault powers laging and cuts off completely after heavy hits.one shop said 510 error code could be a sign of tampering ? iv ran out of warranty.What work on the bike are you trying to have done?
iv been to 4 bike shops that have previously worked on my bike all are refusing to work on it saying they can be liable if they do
bosch 510 error code sensor fault powers laging and cuts off completely after heavy hits.one shop said 510 error code could be a sign of tampering ? iv ran out of warranty.
They may have no choice and in order to get their money off the manufacturers in a warranty claim, they have to show at source the bike hasn't been tampered with.What bike stores have the time to trawl through data in efforts to screw you out of your warranty? Aren't they busy fixing and selling bikes?
Would you like to open how technically this is possible in case that for example the speedbox/volspeed is not installed when the bike is being serviced?
Read this threadHow? Can you please send a screenshot of the diagnostic tool where it's showing that the bike was derestricted in the past?
It would be very simple to build into the software a flag for any incidence of speed exceeding "X" whilst the motor was delivery power. I have no idea if that exists. Bosch did implement a system that resulted in a fault report. Just as in motor cars the Engine Control Unit retains all past fault reports so it could be done with pedelec controllers. If it is not in the current software it could easily be included in an update.
It's impossible for anyone to tell if you have a planetary gear magnate for speed.
Isnt it one of the Yamaha motors that can tell if the bike is ascending...maybe using GPS?Not impossible - they only need to fit gps trackers in the motors and compare gps speed to sensor speed.
I can imagine the pen pushers sitting around a table discussing the relative merits of bad pr from tracking devices compared to a defamation case when they wrongly accuse a customer of breaking the law.......
Isnt it one of the Yamaha motors that can tell if the bike is ascending...maybe using GPS?
gear magnate for speed...a very rich person selling amphetamines??It's impossible for anyone to tell if you have a planetary gear magnate for speed. In addition it is impossible for that device to damage your bike in anyway. Hacking the firmware is not a good idea and has the possibility of being traced.
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