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It will be in the workshop manual somewhere and involve pressing the D-N rocker switch quickly in sequence something like DDNDN but there are other things needed and they vary from model to model (and in some cases model year)
Many thanks
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DCT RESET

  • Start the engine.
  • Select N
  • Stop the engine.
  • While pressing D, switch the ignition on, wait until the yellow ‘engine' symbol goes out on the dash, then release D
  • Press in fast sequence: DDNDN
  • On the dash, the letters D and S should appear together
  • Restart engine, allow it to idle.
  • After a few seconds, the letters D and S should go out.
Job done!
 

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DCT RESET

  • Start the engine.
  • Select N
  • Stop the engine.
  • While pressing D, switch the ignition on, wait until the yellow ‘engine' symbol goes out on the dash, then release D
  • Press in fast sequence: DDNDN
  • On the dash, the letters D and S should appear together
  • Restart engine, allow it to idle.
  • After a few seconds, the letters D and S should go out.
Job done!
Was there anything else mentioned in the manual James? On the NC it didn't work unless you had got the engine up to working temperature first and on the pre 2016 model you had to keep the throttle closed whereas on the 2016 bike you had to hold the throttle wide open while you pressed the sequence
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On the NC bikes they gradually got a bit unpleasant (as in stop/start) to ride at low speed in traffic. A Dct reset every 1500 miles or so seemed to put it back to a lot smoother operation My AT is at 2350 miles now and seems to have developed the same 'issue' but it might be my imagination. Anyway no harm in trying the reset
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On the NC bikes they gradually got a bit unpleasant (as in stop/start) to ride at low speed in traffic. A Dct reset every 1500 miles or so seemed to put it back to a lot smoother operation My AT is at 2350 miles now and seems to have developed the same 'issue' but it might be my imagination. Anyway no harm in trying the reset
Mike
Unpleasant?
 

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Unpleasant?
Talking about low revs slow moving maybe in traffic maybe slowly on a trail maybe moving round s carvpark (parking lot). The transmission would feel lumpy sort of stop-start a bit of hesitation sometimes feeling like the box didn't know what gear it should be in
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Talking about low revs slow moving maybe in traffic maybe slowly on a trail maybe moving round s carvpark (parking lot). The transmission would feel lumpy sort of stop-start a bit of hesitation sometimes feeling like the box didn't know what gear it should be in
Mike
Since your question was answered and mine is directly related, you'll forgive my thread-jack ;)

I don't mean to be anal Mike, but I still don't have a clear picture; the problem is in the DCT, the bike is shifting for no reason? "Stop-start a bit of hesitation" makes me think engine and since DCT is just a computerized manual I don't see how it would create the event you describe. Sorry but having recently and reluctantly purchased the DCT, I am very interested in any possible issues.
 

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Since your question was answered and mine is directly related, you'll forgive my thread-jack ;)

I don't mean to be anal Mike, but I still don't have a clear picture; the problem is in the DCT, the bike is shifting for no reason? "Stop-start a bit of hesitation" makes me think engine and since DCT is just a computerized manual I don't see how it would create the event you describe. Sorry but having recently and reluctantly purchased the DCT, I am very interested in any possible issues.
You'd be best exploring the nc700.co.uk forum. There's plenty of discussion of the symptoms, the procedure and the cure. Embee on there is probably the most engineering type so look for his posts. I know he regularly resets his Integra DCT
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Was there anything else mentioned in the manual James? On the NC it didn't work unless you had got the engine up to working temperature first and on the pre 2016 model you had to keep the throttle closed whereas on the 2016 bike you had to hold the throttle wide open while you pressed the sequence
Mike
Hi Mike,

I picked this up on the web. The guys said he used it and it worked. His English was a bit sketchy, not his first language, so I edited and cleaned up the grammar. Pretty sure I didn't miss a sequence though.

If anyone tries this and notices that the sequence is flawed please let me know as I have stored this away in case I need it for when I actually have my new AT circa August when I get home from a long trip away at work.
 

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.......Sorry but having recently and reluctantly purchased the DCT, I am very interested in any possible issues.......
Eh? Why the reluctant purchase of DCT? There is a manual option as, I'm pretty sure, you will be aware.
 

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Here's the correct procedure from the AT manual with thanks to my dealer in Newcastle for providing them:
Mike
PS Looks like you don't touch the throttle but it is important to get the bike fully up to working temperature.

 

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If your Africa Twin has manual gearbox ignore everything below ;)

For those that might prefer a text version of the procedure (above) I’ve taken the time, on nightshift ;) to copy/write it up :) I’ll also attach a copy (DCT_Reset_Sequence_CRF1000L_DCT.txt) to this post for easy download.

Many thanks to mike5100 for providing the procedure in image form. Note, in Mike’s posts there are two images that make up the whole procedure.

Note, unlike some DCT procedures for other Honda DCT bikes (thanks again to mike5100 for pointing this out) there is no mention of throttle position so ‘assume’ that the throttle should be left alone for the reset procedure.

DCT Reset Procedure for CRF1000L DCT
1) Warm the engine up to normal operating temperature (Engine oil temp 50-110C / 112-230F) then STOP it.
Note: If the large “L” (extremely low oil temp indicator) or small “L” (low oil temp indicator) is displayed on the shift indicator then the engine must be warmed up further before proceeding.

With the engine warmed up and STOPPED —->

2) Turn the Ignition Switch ON (with engine stop switch in the run position) (do not start the engine) whilst at the same time holding down D on the N-D Switch. Keep holding the D switch on. The MIL will then come on. Wait until the MIL goes off and release the D switch.

3) Operate the N-D switch in the following sequence:
Push D then release
Push D
Push N
Push D
Push N

The PCM is ready to initialise the ‘clutches learning process’ when the “D” and “S” indicators light up AND the “_” is displayed on the shift indicator AND blinks at 2 second intervals.

Note: If at any point you get the Low oil temp indicator (“L”) come on, stop the process. START the engine, warm it back up to operating temperature (so that no low oil temp indicator is displayed), STOP the engine and repeat steps 2 & 3 again.

4) Start the engine and let it idle. The “_” on the shift indicator will start blinking at 2 second intervals.
The Clutch initialising learning process is complete when “_” “D” and “S” indicators all go off.
STOP the engine

Note: The clutch initialisation learning process is unsuccessful if the “_” starts blinking at 0.5 sec intervals, or goes off and the “D” and “S’ symbols stay on. If so, perform the initialisation learning procedure from Step 2 again.

5) STOP the Engine
6) Restart the Engine, Push the D switch, release and check that the “D” indicator comes on. If it does then you’re good to go! :)
 

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Thanks for posting this??

Question;
In the following two steps, is the correct procedure to use the key to "STOP" the engine?
My common sense says so, but in case someone is having trouble I thought I'd ask.

1) Warm the engine up to normal operating temperature (Engine oil temp 50-110C / 112-230F) then STOP it.
5) STOP the Engine
 

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Yeah I think so. Then you have to turn the ignition back on to do the rest of the sequence I think
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Yeah I think so. Then you have to turn the ignition back on to do the rest of the sequence I think
Mike
Yep! I'd agree, as using the kill switch doesn't give the DCT time to do what it should do, as opposed to what happens on normal shutdown when using the ignition switch/key.
 

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Does anyone know if doing the DCT reset procedure clears error messages? My bike got stuck in third gear while I was riding it in manual mode. I managed to get it to go back into neutral by rocking the bike back and forth after turning the key on. But I would like the dealer to check for errors, so don't want to clear them before that. Thanks for any advice.

Here's the vid of it stuck in geaer prior to rocking the bike back and forth.

https://youtu.be/vGHI12te8S0
 

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Can anyone confirm that this works for 2016 bikes? I've tried it a couple of times and can't get the D and S indicators to light up as the procedure says they should. I'm trying it with the bike on the centre stand and the side stand up.

I'm heading off to work shortly, I'll give it another crack when I get there.
 

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Can anyone confirm that this works for 2016 bikes? I've tried it a couple of times and can't get the D and S indicators to light up as the procedure says they should. I'm trying it with the bike on the centre stand and the side stand up.

I'm heading off to work shortly, I'll give it another crack when I get there.
Yes the procedure works in that everything flashes as it's supposed to - however, I couldn't tell any difference before and after the procedure on my Africa Twin whereas it always made a noticeable difference to smoothness and snatchiness on my various NC's
Mike
 
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