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How to set clock
« on: October 09, 2017, 06:53:38 pm »
I have a ‘08 and want to set the clock. The owners manual says to push the mode switch to access that area. My problem is I can not find the mode switch on the left handle bar or anywhere. I bought it used and new the the world of using a forum
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Re: How to set clock
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2017, 07:03:18 pm »
The mode switch to get to time set is one of the buttons below the multi-function display. The owners manual for a 2008-2009 should show this. The mode switch on left controls is for 2010 and later models only.

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Re: How to set clock
« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2017, 07:07:19 pm »
From this post
http://forum.cog-online.org/concours-14-zg1400-general-chat-and-tech/need-help-setting-the-c-14-clock/msg82140/#msg82140
I found on forum search

"Jose, here's the clock setting process.  1).  Hold the upper button on the display in for 2 seconds and the display selection will flash.  2). Push the lower button to select the CLOCK function.  3). In CLOCK mode, push the upper button for 2 seconds to flash the hour & minute displays.  4). Push the lower button to flash only the hour display then push the upper button to change the hour.  5). Push the lower button again to flash only the minute display then push the upper button to change the minutes.  6). Push the lower button and both the hour and minute displays will flash again.  7). Push the upper button and the displays stop flashing and the clock starts working. "

Can't verify it for an '08 - posted by an '12 guy

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Re: How to set clock
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2017, 08:07:15 pm »
From this post
http://forum.cog-online.org/concours-14-zg1400-general-chat-and-tech/need-help-setting-the-c-14-clock/msg82140/#msg82140
I found on forum search

"Jose, here's the clock setting process.  1).  Hold the upper button on the display in for 2 seconds and the display selection will flash.  2). Push the lower button to select the CLOCK function.  3). In CLOCK mode, push the upper button for 2 seconds to flash the hour & minute displays.  4). Push the lower button to flash only the hour display then push the upper button to change the hour.  5). Push the lower button again to flash only the minute display then push the upper button to change the minutes.  6). Push the lower button and both the hour and minute displays will flash again.  7). Push the upper button and the displays stop flashing and the clock starts working. "

Can't verify it for an '08 - posted by an '12 guy


That sounds about right...
To the original poster, you can download a copy of the owners manual for free, from the kawasaki site, here is the link, I suggest you download it as it tells everything you need to know about functions and service intervals...
Here

https://www.kawasaki.com/ServiceManuals/Manual/ZG1400A8F#

Hope that helps you.

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Re: How to set clock
« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2017, 10:55:35 am »
Haven't reset mine in 2 years.

It's right six months out of the year.  :rotflmao:

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Re: How to set clock
« Reply #5 on: October 10, 2017, 11:34:13 am »
Step 1.  disconnect battery
Step 2. wait the required number of hours and minutes
Step 3.  reconnect battery

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Re: How to set clock
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2017, 09:36:38 pm »
Thx to everyone how commented.
I am a happy camper. It bugged me that the clock was off. Not that I have to have clock, but I like things to work, if reasonably possible.
As my luck would have it, the first part of the directions must be for a newer model than my ‘08.
Here is what I found after a few “sign of the crosses” 🙏
#1...hold both the upper and lower buttons for two seconds, then select language w the upper button
#2...push upper button to scroll to “clock”
The rest worked as noted.
To exit the menu and to return to normal display, hold both top and bottom buttons.
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Re: How to set clock
« Reply #7 on: October 12, 2017, 06:47:05 pm »
I wrote shorthand instructions on the inside cover of the owners manual just for that. In spite of the advantages of more modern technology on the 14, I wish they'd have just put H and M buttons on there like a C-10 has.

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Re: How to set clock
« Reply #8 on: October 12, 2017, 08:06:26 pm »
Haven't reset mine in 2 years.

It's right six months out of the year.  :rotflmao:

true story.

Me too, I never change the time based on the spring forward fall back routine.  :beerchug:
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