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Purchased a 2006 Sv650s blue with under 1k miles for 2300. This was from a local impound yard, the previous owner was drunk and ran from chp. Hid bike behind a tree and ran. Needless to say he was caught and bike was impounded. He let impound fees get to high and gave bike up and I purchased it. Bike is very clean not a leak anywhere, completely stock. My first problem now is I have no keys and dont know where to start. I can remove rear seat lock and possibly take to locksmith? Are all three locks keyed the same? It's killing me looking at it sit in my garage and not being able to start and here it run. All fluids are very clean and full. I will still do complete maintenance before actualy riding but I'd love to hear it run. Looking at prices I think I got a steal at 23000. Paperwork says 800 plus miles. Looks to have origional tires (which I will be replacing). I'd like to drain gas as I don't want to run it since it's been sitting for 6 months. And have no way to open tank without key. I tried unbolting cap but ofcourse no avail since its locked and no way to release it. The rear seat key was fairly easy to bypass and open by slipping a wire in and pulling cable outward. Then removed drivers seat and battery checked out ok at 12 volts.. Im inpatient I guess wanting to hear it run and make sure all is ok. I have seen complete ignition /cap sets on fleabay but removal of cap wthout origional key seems impossible. Any ideas I would really appriciate and any tips on what to look for problematic before starting would be apriciated. With this low of miles I doubt much could be wrong but who knows how previous owner took care or handled bike.
 

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If you can find the original dealer, they may have recorded the key code and you can get a copy made from that code.

If not, I think the code is on the ignition cylinder but you have to remove it to see the code. Other than that, it's a locksmith, I think.
 

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Thanks for the input. I really have no idea of origional dealer as I cannot contact previous owner . I am awaiting final paperwork from impound yard but I assume it will just say who it was registered to and the bank lienholder he had. I'm new over on this forum and just found the search button. I hate to post another missing key thread. I'm just getting back into riding after quite a few years so I need to get informed and learned again. If any tips on maintenance or what I should be cautious of before trying to start after a six month sit would be appriciated. I honestly see hardly anythng wrong with this bike. The impound yard has done more damage than the owner did looking at it. They strapped across front fairing leaving scratches on each side, don't know where the common sense was on that one. and a tear on rear seat where they placed a chunk of metal on seat to hold down a cover.. It has never been laid down and only other defect I see is the rear tire has a few bald spots where obviously had been skidded. Otherwise plastics /frame etc are in great condition. I cannot find one spot from a liquid leak anywhere. Fluids are clear as can be and topped off/ Battery fully charged . At what paperwork says at just over 800 miles seems to go along with what I'm looking at condition wise but seems low for a 2006. Like I said Its kiling me not being able to start or even turn on to see odometer etc. I assume all three locks are same key? I guess I'll be stuck with finding locksmith. It's 9:59 here and I can't sleep and probably will be in garage trying to remove ignition to take in to get key made.
 

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I think you can run the VIN # and find the original dealer. I bought a used bike and needed another key. I went to a dealer who couldn't make a key from a key but he took the VIN # and found the original dealer. Unfortunately the original dealer didn't keep a record of the key code.

As far as starting it up....I'd do a fresh oil change, check the coolant level, put in fresh gas, make sure the tires are in proper shape and correct air pressure then fire it up.

Check the chain tension, clean and lube it and ride it.

Oh, the 3 keys are the same. You should be able to find a rear seat to replace the torn one, or get a cowling to take the seat's place. If it fires up and the motor is sound you got a screaming deal.
 

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Thanks for the information. I spend a lot of time on the corvette forum and always had much help there and now excited to get back into riding again. Its nice to get such a fast response I really appriciate it.
 

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Call Suzuki and ask them where you can get a replacement key. Usually all you need is the VIN number (and the pink slip) take the pink slip and your ID to the dealership to order the key. It shouldn't be too expensive, under $50
 

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there have been a million lost key threads.
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Dealer will not have code.
you need to remove the top triple then remove the ignition switch and bring it to a good locksmith and ask them to make a key for it.

The gas cap and seat lock only use half the key so that will not work. Also, you can't remove the gas cap without unlocking it.
 

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there have been a million lost key threads.
Summary:

Dealer will not have code.
you need to remove the top triple then remove the ignition switch and bring it to a good locksmith and ask them to make a key for it.

The gas cap and seat lock only use half the key so that will not work. Also, you can't remove the gas cap without unlocking it.
Thank you much! between the key info and the maintenance info it gives me a good start.. really wanting to check the odometer , just seems the mileage of 800 seems really low for a 2006 even being in such good shape..
 

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Not to threadjack, but, if I have a key for my bike, and want another made, can I simply go to a Suzuki dealer and get one made or ordered thru them?
 

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Not to threadjack, but, if I have a key for my bike, and want another made, can I simply go to a Suzuki dealer and get one made or ordered thru them?
yes, but they will charge you a fortune. Start at your local lock smith and if they don't have the proper blank, you can order it from oneidasuzuki ($12) and the local guy will be able to cut it for $2
 

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Thank you much! between the key info and the maintenance info it gives me a good start.. really wanting to check the odometer , just seems the mileage of 800 seems really low for a 2006 even being in such good shape..
maybe it was a left over when the original owner bought it and thats why it has low mileage.
 
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