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CapnJohn

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Heated Grips
« on: October 10, 2023, 06:29:42 PM »
I have a 2015 R1200RTW & both of my heated grips stopped working at the same time.
The fault code from my GS911 was 0x8008A Left Grip open circuit & 0x8008C Right Grip open circuit.
Is there a bad relay & how can I fix this to get my grips working again?

schuppi

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Re: Heated Grips
« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2023, 09:54:16 PM »
Sorry,
check this faultcodes. That are not BMW Motorrad codes.
Posting your full scan will help, or you search on this site >>https://bmwfault.codes/
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Re: Heated Grips
« Reply #2 on: October 11, 2023, 02:28:00 AM »
schuppi,
You are correct, as the code previously mentioned was a fault code value, whatever that means. See attached pic from my scan.
I'm new to using the GS911 & there were no faults in any other sections of the scan except in the Body Controller - XBCO - which had these 2 faults.
Is the website you sent for BMW Motorrad? Looks like it looking for car codes!?

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Re: Heated Grips
« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2023, 02:19:32 PM »
Hello
This website is usable for cars and motorcycles.
Different controllers are listed, use  XBCO for your bike.

Heated grips > open circuit =  I think both grips are defective.
Removing the grips and measure the resistance will show you the cause for faultcodes
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Re: Heated Grips
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2023, 09:45:15 AM »
FWIW, this is what I have experienced.

If there is an issue with your battery, or low voltage, the heated grips will switch off and at time report an error.

I note that the errors reflect as "Currently Present - NO"

I would suggest clearing the errors, and turning the grips back on after ensuring that the battery is in good condition.  You may find that the grips will be working again.