Installing a Dyna 3000 Ignition

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Written by Randy Fox (randysgym)   
Sunday, 02 September 2007

Removing the Stock Ignition Module

Remove the left side cover and the rider's seat.

Disconnect the postive (left side) battery cable.

Now remove the small bolt from the left-side, black plastic, wiring tray. The bolt is near the rear of the side-cover area. Next remove the retaining nut from the right side of the fuse box. Then pull the fuse box free of its mounting stud and its left-side tab/slot.

Yamaha Road Star Fuse Box Mount

The wiring tray and wire bundles are now free enough to pull out of the way to remove the ignition module. But before you do: review, draw, or photograph the wiring positions in, and around, the wiring tray area. (See photo, above).

Now you can pull the tray and wiring harnesses free from the confines of the side-cover area--making enough room to access the front side of the battery box. Wriggle the positive (left-side) battery cable down and out of the battery box as you do this.

Yamaha Road Star Wiring Harnes

Next, locate the three, square-ish wiring connectors, arranged vertically, just in front of the battery box. In the photo above, my finger is on the lowest plug, and the other two have already been disconnected. The ignition module is behind these connectors-plugs.

Yamaha Road Star Ignition Plug

Remove each connector-plug by reaching in and pressing in the release-tab along the left side of each plug. Simultaneously wiggle the plug off with the other hand. Note: Be careful not to over stress any wires or plugs. Tip: You can work stubborn plugs free by gently prying with a slotted screwdriver at the connector base.

The ignition module is now free to remove, though a rubber strap and two holding-tabs still keep it in place. Pull the module out toward the left side of the bike--moving any wiring out of the way. Note: work slowly so as to be careful of over stressing wires.

Yamaha Road Star Ignition Box Removal

Once the stock ignition module is out, set it aside.



 
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