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post #4 of (permalink) Old 09-03-2013, 12:37 AM
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Originally Posted by john S1000RR View Post
Check that the drop sensor has not come free of its mounting and may therefore be giving you the problem. VDS errors are drop sensor thinking that the bike is on its side and killing the ignition

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^^+1 on what John says. The VDS is a vertical drop sensor located under the seat across from the sock plug. If it's come out of it's harness or mount, the bike thinks it's been down. Here's a thread with good info in he last post:

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