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post #1 of 3 Old 08-09-2016, 01:42 PM Thread Starter
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Seat staples letting go

Anyone ever have problems with the seat staples letting go.Bike is 2016 with 2000 kms.Kawi is replacing seat under warranty.
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post #2 of 3 Old 08-09-2016, 03:20 PM
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Yep, this is the fourth report I've seen of a new bike with the staples failing.

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post #3 of 3 Old 08-09-2016, 04:20 PM
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Yup, the staples on my 2016 started popping out within a couple weeks of buying it. The locations were pretty much isolated to the area around the platform that the seat's bolt hole/bracket are located on each side. There's a little platform there were the seat pan sits on the frame. It just looked like a bad staple job on someone's part. I re-stapled the bad spots and it's held together since.

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