Odometer Failure

Woe unto you that bought the first model year of a major remake, perhaps this section can help address any 2014 and later model Ural "imperfections". Here's a special section for folks with the latest rigs to discuss 2014 and later model-related topics such fuel injection, 3-wheel disc brakes, hydraulic steering dampers, spin-on oil filters and other anomalies that don't belong on true Russsian motorcycle ;-P We've gone from using big hammers and greasy wrenches to needing computers and Ouija boards in order to fix our rigs.
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Odometer Failure

Postby :FI:Igor » Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:46 pm

Now that was interesting. About five km after topping off and resetting the trip meter the odometer disappeared! The speedometer works, but the odometer fell down into the speedometer assembly. I guess I'll have to put a speedometer assembly on order.
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Re: Odometer Failure

Postby Eric N » Sun Mar 18, 2018 9:51 pm

BillyG has instructions on how to disassemble the speedometer at http://myural.com/speedometer_disassembly__repair.htm

Might be worth popping open to see if you can fix it first, likely just a screw or two came loose, it's not a complicated mechanism.
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Re: Odometer Failure

Postby Mr Wazzock » Mon Mar 19, 2018 2:53 pm

From that page, "Remove the mechanism carefully as the screws holding the two halves together may have fallen out, allowing the mechanism to come apart."


He's also right about the grease for the gears, shouldn't really be necessary but if you insist, must be suitable for nylon. The sort of "normal" grease you would put on metal parts and bearings etc. can damage nylon, causing it to dissolve and disintegrate.
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Re: Odometer Failure

Postby Tomcatfixer » Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:34 am

If your odometer number wheel became dislodged, it could be that the retaining blade clip popped off...

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As for lubricating the plastic gears, I use a paraffin-based chain w-a-x. Works well.

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Re: Odometer Failure

Postby Snakeoil » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:49 pm

Not greasing or lubricating plastic gears and bearings is an old urban legend still believed by many engineers. Lube is a good thing when properly done with the correct lube for the application. When in doubt, silicone based lubes are normally okay for plastics.
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Re: Odometer Failure

Postby :FI:Igor » Fri Mar 23, 2018 11:26 am

Replaced speedometer assembly. Easy. Part was only 57 USD with shipping. Failed at 31,100 km; I can't complain too much.

Tomcatfixer: you were correct about point of failure. At 'red' point, the mount had worn away causing the retaining blade clip to popped off
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Re: Odometer Failure

Postby Tomcatfixer » Fri Mar 23, 2018 12:06 pm

the mount had worn away causing the retaining blade clip to popped off

I appreciate the feedback.
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Re: Odometer Failure

Postby BigJames » Fri May 11, 2018 2:25 pm

Well hell, don't feel so bad about mine going belly up at 99K! Will tear into it this weekend or hand it off to Harryball's son.
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Re: Odometer Failure

Postby :FI:Igor » Sat May 12, 2018 6:04 am

Yeah, but it would have been really neat to watch it turn over to 'new'.
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