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I was driving my 2009 yamaha vstar 650 classic yesterday, and the speedometer stopped working. I stopped, I noticed the speedometer cable had come loose. I tightened back, but nothing! What do I do?

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Check if the cable is not broken by twisting the inner cable anticlockwise and observe the speedo to see if it moves.
If ok, put it back on the wheel, making sure that the pin with flats is in the groove and tighten the nut. Good idea to pull the inner cable out and grease it with a light grease.
Good luck.
Also found some links.

http://meiguohosting.com/How-to-fix-a-malfunction-speedometer-for-your-2009-Yamaha-V-Star-950/
http://yamahaclub.com/forums/topic/19481-v-star-speedometer/

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SOURCE: 2007 650 yamaha vstar popping through the rear cylinder exhaust

First off did you buy it new? Second has it gone through its break in tune up yet?Did you do the re jeting? My guess is it was re jeted wrong & neeeds to be re jeted again or could also need more air(upgraded air kit) or a tfi or power comand fuel mod.My bike also poped untill I did the air & fuel upgrades & them upgrades will also give you a much needed house power needed for this rig.


Bring it to a shop & have it looked at.......


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SOURCE: 2002 yamaha 650 vstar, 20,000 miles. it won't

Could be the coil. Also could be several other things. Download a shop manual and diagnose it.

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SOURCE: I'm trying to change the speedometer light on my Yamaha VStar

Perusal of a parts manual shows the bulbs to be in sockets with wires hooked to them which press into the outer back of the speedometer head, remove the offending socket (the one on the top, the other 4 are the function lamps I previously mentioned) by gently pulling it outward, the bulb will slide out for replacement.
Have fun and good luck.

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