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hi all new user here, i am in New Zealand , i have a fully restored 02 Sp2, but i had it painted in the original sp1 scheme,

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I had to ride home in less than desirable fine driving rain today and noticed that my neutral light , oil light and high beam light , had condensation behind them on the dash, the dash itself and tacho look fine no condensation there but i am worried about the condensation behind the other lights.

Is this normal??

and to add yes the bike did stand outside for 4 hours in the rain (i know i know sacralidge but i was stuck at work.
 

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I've had no problems with condensation inside my gauge unit, even after being caught in downpours several times. And mine is an '02 with the original unit.
However, it's not hermetically sealed, so it could potentially happen.
Is there a problem where the cover and base fit together?
 

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doesnt seem to be a problem with the cover and base fitting together, there is a small hairline crack int the main lcd cover piece has been since i got it, but it does not seem to cause the problem , i noticed yesrday when i pulled into the garage at home that there was a loto of steam from the headers being wet from rain so maybey the steam has made its way into the bottom.

might pull it off tonight and have a real good look are they easy to take apart?
 

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Three screws to remove the gauge unit from the snorkel, and 7 small screws that secure both halves of the upper and lower covers.
While you're at it, I recommend you put a dab of dielectric grease on your connector when you reassemble. It's very good at eliminating moisture and corrosion problems.
Also put a dab on every electrical connector you run across.
 
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