I bought a factory alarm system for my 2013 gts. I was told all I have to do is plug the unit into the alarm connector behind the left knee pad. There are two wires on the harness I have no idea what they are. One is purple and white and the other is black with a red tip. Hopefully someone can answer the question to what they are?. thank you
If you mean these two on the photo, the capped black one is the antenna and the violet / white you connect to ground / earth ONLY when you need to program new remotes or new "two pole" electronic keys...
What do you expect it to do? When is it supposed to operate? Turning the bike on and off isn't a test of an alarm. Is it supposed to sound if the bike is moved or jostled without a key in place? Is it supposed to sound if the ignition is fooled with? Did it come with instructions?
Ok, this evening I attempted to plug the alarm in again. Once again nothing. I decided to check the fuses. The 7.5 amp fuse that feeds the plug was blown. This must have been the sound I heard the first time I plugged it in. I replaced the fuse and repluged the unit in only for the fuse to blow again with the same sound before blowing the fuse. It seems to be a bad alarm unit. I will return it tomorrow.
UPDATE, I took the factory alarm back to the local dealer. He gave me another. I pluged it in to the vespa. It didn't blow the fuse. I had attach the usb (non lighted ) to the the constant power on the wires of the plug prior to the alarm install. I did disconnect it on the first alarm install. After I disconnected the usb and the alarm seems to work. I have to reroute the usb to the battery. I didn't have time to go rather last night.
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