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When I purchased my ATAS it came with a "tool kit" which consisted of a pouch, a screwdriver handle, a screwdriver blade that goes into the handle for either Phillips or flat head and a little plastic fuse puller. I just assumed the sparseness of this tool kit was due to cost-cutting. The other day I was looking at an online parts catalog and noticed the "Tool" subgroup of parts (see attached photo). It looks like its supposed to have some extra spanners, a 19 mm eye wrench and a sparkplug wrench. Did everyone else get the whole set? or does Honda just give you the ones i mentioned when you buy it?
 

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I bought my 2017 AT in Phoenix. My tool kit came just as your's did, without many tools just a pouch, fuse puller and a screwdriver. I went and ordered all the additional Honda tools online just so I would have them on the bike. I believe it's better to have something and not need it than to need something and not have it, especially when you're traveling in the middle of nowhere USA.
 

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I got mine used, so not sure if it came with one but I doubt it. The spot it’s supposed to store looks like a small box on the left side. Mine removes not with the Allen wrench under the seat, but with a torx wrench. And the box is sealed. I’m building my own toolkit to carry elsewhere and may convert that hollow to a hidden key/weed box.
 

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Tool set was in its box and not under the seat of my (new) 18 'Sports.

I don't think much of it to be honest and will put together a rather more useful one before my first tour.
 

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I got just the pouch with the screwdriver blade and the Allen key under the seat. The pouch doesn't quite fit the "tool" box, even empty. While considering what tools to include in a tool roll, I realized that the only things I could fix on the side of the road could be fixed with the Allen key and the screwdriver, except a flat tire. There aren't really any other fasteners that may need to be touched. Of course, the farther from help you are, the more tools you might need to get back.
 

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Some people did not have their locations listed but it seems like bikes sold outside of the USA came with the tools and bikes sold in the states only come with screwdriver/fuse puller. That is kind of a bummer. I wonder if some US regulation keeps Honda from including them here or they just think Americans would never use them. I do recall that my 2008 Kawasaki ex500 did come with the full tool kit.

I will probably end up ordering them just like azccj did, still a bummer though.

I wonder if it's a North America thing, are there any Canadians on here that could comment on whether or not they received the full kit?
 

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No tools on my bike - screwdriver, fuse puller and pouch.
What surprised me was my budget CRF250L came with the full kit, so did my VTR1000 Varadero.
Already put together my own kit but this would be a nice to have since it's so small.
 

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The US dealer said the 1 allen wrench and screwdriver was all they supplied, I went to Northern and bought the small stubby open/box wrenches 6mm- 19mm(you can always use one of the other wrenches as a extension), the sockets for removing the wheels, an allen set. Got the Motion Pro tire tools and rim shields. Took a few weeks of tweaking the bike and 1 nail in the back tire to figure out which tools would need to be carried for any trips. Can't imagine having to fix a flat on some forest trail but I know I can do it after fixing the flat in the garage at home.
 

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No tools on my bike - screwdriver, fuse puller and pouch.
What surprised me was my budget CRF250L came with the full kit, so did my VTR1000 Varadero.
Already put together my own kit but this would be a nice to have since it's so small.
Hmmm must be a North America thing. Oh well can't complain too much, at least we got the Africa Twin this time around!
 

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The Allen wrench is attached to the underside of the seat.



When I purchased my ATAS it came with a "tool kit" which consisted of a pouch, a screwdriver handle, a screwdriver blade that goes into the handle for either Phillips or flat head and a little plastic fuse puller. I just assumed the sparseness of this tool kit was due to cost-cutting. The other day I was looking at an online parts catalog and noticed the "Tool" subgroup of parts (see attached photo). It looks like its supposed to have some extra spanners, a 19 mm eye wrench and a sparkplug wrench. Did everyone else get the whole set? or does Honda just give you the ones i mentioned when you buy it?
 

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My 2018 only came with the few tools you mentioned and I wondered the same thing. Seemed like a bone-headed cost-cutting decision or maybe someone at the dealer needed some tools and took them. Kinda glad that I wasn’t the only one who got so few tools...but what gives Honda?
 
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