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post #1 of 32 (permalink) Old 09-19-2015, 01:58 PM Thread Starter
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2015 RGS Air Vent Issue

So I currently have 19,100 miles on my 2015 RGS.
Haven't had any real issues so far and it has just been a great bike.
A week ago on the way home from work I noticed my right side air vent was closed. I didn't close it so WTF. I went to re-open it and it wouldn't say open. Went to the dealer and they ordered the new air vent unit. They told me that they have seen now three bikes with this issue. It's covered under warranty so no big deal. I'll be picking it up shortly. Keep your eyes open to this gents. Most likely a unit of plastic went bad which means it could happen again. I always ride with all three vents open so I'll be glad to get it back fixed.
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post #2 of 32 (permalink) Old 09-19-2015, 02:18 PM
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I just had mine in to the dealer becuase the vents wouldn't open. They fixed it under warranty. We will see how long they stay working.
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I did notice one of my was difficult to open. The vent was open and button didn't wanna depress to close it. Got it working again with my man hands


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Happened to mine too at around 4000 mile mark.
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Mine were sticky, so grease guy to the rescue!!! Works OK so far. One less trip to ask the dealer to fix something. That trip is getting old.
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Well the dealer fixed with a new replacement and it seems to be good again. I'm sure this will need to be fixed again at some point but I'm good for now.
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Mine, too, was getting sticky. I took the outer fairing off to see if there's any binding in the mechanism, but I didn't find any problem mechanically. I then decided to just lube the pivot for the "flaps" and now it opens and closes as when it was new. Because it was getting sticky little by little over time, I didn't realize how much easier it is now open and close after I lube the pivot.

I now know what to do the next time when they get sticky.....
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Same here, wouldn't open if closed, wouldn't close if open. Dealer got inside and lubed it up and it works better. Sorta. Splurged on the ESP so I'm not too worried.


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I've been in once for the vents sticking, and they are sticking again. I have my fairing apart right now and was planning on trying to lube it a little on reassembly and see if that helps. If not I guess I'll harass my dealer about them again.
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I've been in once for the vents sticking, and they are sticking again. I have my fairing apart right now and was planning on trying to lube it a little on reassembly and see if that helps. If not I guess I'll harass my dealer about them again.
Let us all know how that works out for you will ya.
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