The instrument backlight activates after a slight delay. Changes to ambient lighting, such as going through a tunnel, may briefly change backlighting.
Travel at speeds appropriate for road and conditions and never travel faster than posted speed limit. Excessive speed can cause loss of vehicle control, which could result in death or serious injury. (00008a)
See Figure 1. The speedometer (1) registers miles per hour (U.S. models), kilometers per hour (international models) or in certain markets, displays both mph and km/h.
See Figure 1. The odometer window (2) is located in the speedometer face.
Keyed ignition: The ignition switch must be in the ACC or IGNITION position.
Keyless ignition: With an assigned fob within range, turn the OFF/RUN switch to RUN.
The odometer window provides the following selectable displays:
Press and release the TRIP switch to cycle through the displays.
1Speedometer (mph)
2Speedometer (dual)
3Speedometer (km/h)
Figure 1. Instruments: All except XL1200CX
Trip Odometers A and B
See Figure 2. To check or to reset the trip odometers, press and release the TRIP switch (1) to display either the A (2) or B (3) trip odometer. An A or B in the upper left of the display window identifies the trip odometer.
To reset trip odometers, select the A or B odometer. Press the TRIP switch and hold for approximately three seconds. The trip odometer resets to zero.
Gear Selection/Tachometer
See Figure 2. Press and release the TRIP switch (1) to cycle through the odometer displays to select the gear number and the tachometer display (4). The odometer shows the current gear (1-5) and the engine speed in revolutions per minute (rpm).
When the transmission is in neutral or the clutch lever is pulled in, the gear number is blank.
1Trip switch
2Trip odometer A
3Trip odometer B
4Gear and rpm
Figure 2. Trip Odometers, Gear Indicator and RPM: All except XL1200CX