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    Unknown wires 2018 Tiger 800 Xrt
    on: Oct 11, 2021, 11.48 pm
    Oct 11, 2021, 11.48 pm
    Could someone please let me know what these wires are for, have I unplugged them from each other or somewhere?, thanks


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    Re: Unknown wires 2018 Tiger 800 Xrt
    Reply #1 on: Oct 12, 2021, 06.59 am
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    I would have to look under the seat of my 2017 model but the wires appear to have Japanese style bullet connectors fitted which I don't think Triumph use.  It would certainly be worth checking whether any of the wires are live when the ignition is switched on since, at the very least, the unplugged connectors would pose a short circuit risk. It would be interesting to know where the other ends of the cable go and whether they appear to emerge from the main wiring harness.
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    Re: Unknown wires 2018 Tiger 800 Xrt
    Reply #2 on: Oct 12, 2021, 08.24 am
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    With the wires all being black, it might have been an alarm unit fitted??

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    Re: Unknown wires 2018 Tiger 800 Xrt
    Reply #3 on: Oct 12, 2021, 09.08 am
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    There is a connector already for the alarm under the seat with a blanking plug fitted in most cases - if they were for this purpose then the wires would probably originate at this connector. The only other thing that comes to mind is that someone has fitted additional lights or indicators to a top box at some point :084:
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    Re: Unknown wires 2018 Tiger 800 Xrt
    Reply #4 on: Oct 12, 2021, 09.18 am
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    The ones with the green and yellow tag look like the secondary output for an Datatool alarm. If that's what it is then it's for an additional siren if required. It should become live when the alarm sounds.

    Wondering if the other wires are for a secondary trigger input for the alarm ??  :084:   

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    Re: Unknown wires 2018 Tiger 800 Xrt
    Reply #5 on: Oct 12, 2021, 11.53 am
    Oct 12, 2021, 11.53 am
    Thanks for the suggestions so far.

    Bike was new, no mods no added wires/lights, I have already added a Triumph alarm, which as stated above was PnP to connector already there.

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    Re: Unknown wires 2018 Tiger 800 Xrt
    Reply #6 on: Oct 12, 2021, 01.01 pm
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    Not currently near my paperwork but if you have the Triump/Datatool alarm AIR they provide wires that you can use to alarm accessories. For example in addition to leaving your full face helmet on the provided hook under the seat you can loop and connect the wires to form an alarmed circuit.

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    Re: Unknown wires 2018 Tiger 800 Xrt
    Reply #7 on: Oct 12, 2021, 01.31 pm
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    It's difficult to see clearly from the photo but do the wires in question originate from the alarm that has been fitted?
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    Re: Unknown wires 2018 Tiger 800 Xrt
    Reply #8 on: Oct 12, 2021, 01.57 pm
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    I have already added a Triumph alarm, which as stated above was PnP to connector already there.

    Then it's almost certainly what I said and part of the alarm harness. Datatool provide the alarms for Triumph btw  :038:

    This pic is of one of the alarms (albeit for another model) but you can clearly see the wires that you have:





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