Any problems with 2019 Ural's

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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Please keep this section specific to issues pertaining to 2014 and later models such as fuel injection, sidecar and rear disc brakes and so forth. Ask general or non-2014 and later specific questions in the main Hammerin' & Wrenchin' section.
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Re: Any problems with 2019 Ural's

Post by Kaliram » Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:55 pm

MIL light came on recently, but with no codes. Heindl’s procedure for turning the light off didn’t work. The dealer did clear them for me: one was a crank position sensor open ground; the other was an OBD open ground.

Several day later, the MIL came in again, and displayed a code of “12,” which is an open ground on the crank position sensor, or something. This time I could clear the code using Heindl’s procedure.

...1,200 miles on the odometer, and the machine purrs! The MIL codes had absolutely no effect on the running of the rig.

The only other thing I’ve noticed is the the pusher is cockeyed
To the right, such that when an alignment bar is put against the right Side of the pusher, the bar sticks out a full inch to the right of the front tire. Also, the front wheel lean-out is a full degree less than the pusher lean-out. - my 2016 and 2012 Ural GU had similar issues... my experience With several Ural dealers, as well as the Mothership, has been that they seem to know nothing about these issues, and are surprised. ....kinda makes me wonder, since the published toe-in alignment procedure doesn’t work, whereas just measuring toe-in off the pusher wheel does...
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Re: Any problems with 2019 Ural's

Post by RC20 » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:39 pm

The MIL light and some sensors seem to be a bit of a theme but as noted, not affecting ops.

Also a cold blooded spot on warmup. At cold temps (call it 10 degrees or so) it takes maybe e 5 minute of running to clear it.

No issues on start nor idle, just if you go too soon a god awful bog down.

A tad boggy at higher temps but is gone quickly or a couple minutes warm up. Easily lived with.
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Re: Any problems with 2019 Ural's

Post by cjlyth » Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:04 am

I'm also dealing with a MIL light issue on a brand new 2019 Ural. I started a new thread for my issue. It would be great if the code reader/reset device I read about in this forum was available.
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Re: Any problems with 2019 Ural's

Post by tubarick » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:43 am

I bought a cT in December. Only glitch was the engine light coming on, but showed no codes. I cleared it. Now there's a small "wrench" symbol flashing on the dash. I've already done the first break-in oil change and I just turned over 1000 miles.
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Re: Any problems with 2019 Ural's

Post by Lofty » Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:30 am

tubarick wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:43 am
Now there's a small "wrench" symbol flashing on the dash. I've already done the first break-in oil change and I just turned over 1000 miles.
If it's the same as my '18, and I'd guess that it is, the flashing wrench is a mileage-based maintenance reminder. It's linked to the odometer.

The wrench icon can be reset (i.e., made to disappear) using instructions in the owners manual.
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Re: Any problems with 2019 Ural's

Post by windmill » Mon Feb 24, 2020 11:07 am

Lofty wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:30 am
tubarick wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:43 am
Now there's a small "wrench" symbol flashing on the dash. I've already done the first break-in oil change and I just turned over 1000 miles.
If it's the same as my '18, and I'd guess that it is, the flashing wrench is a mileage-based maintenance reminder. It's linked to the odometer.

The wrench icon can be reset (i.e., made to disappear) using instructions in the owners manual.
It can also be set to the desired service interval. I set it to 3000 miles.

http://www.acewell-meter.com/wp-content ... 150211.pdf
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Re: Any problems with 2019 Ural's

Post by tubarick » Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:36 pm

Lofty and windmill - I did that. I turned it off, then set up a service interval.
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Re: Any problems with 2019 Ural's

Post by Wildhorse Cafe » Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:39 pm

If it has the word Ural in it's name, there is always a problem.
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Re: Any problems with 2019 Ural's

Post by windmill » Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:50 pm

tubarick wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:36 pm
Lofty and windmill - I did that. I turned it off, then set up a service interval.
For some pointless fun....
The display backlight red, blue, and green LEDs can be turned off, or on in 10 levels of brightness in any combination to "mix" a custom color.
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Re: Any problems with 2019 Ural's

Post by RC20 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:10 pm

Wildhorse Cafe wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:39 pm
If it has the word Ural in it's name, there is always a problem.
That is true of anything. How much of a problem and are the show stoppers. Many fine brands have issues.

I had to replace a chain drive oil pump/balance module on a VW because the chain drive runs twice engine speed and I never saw a chain that did not having rolling elements on it. I don' think anyone other than VW has made those since 1901.

It was such a shitting design that they replaced it with a gear to gear setup. Now that sucks (can you say $3500?). Its been well worth even that despite 3 different sets of glow plugs (the first I had to force them into, when they pulled it the wondrous porcelain on one was burned almost in half, can you say drop into the cylinder on an interference piston engine?)

I took the Ural straight out on a long road trip to get back home, one MEL light and it was not close to fatal and did not affect fuel mileage. They did replace a sensor, not even sure they had to, I could have made it home fine.

They are covering the basics and while I can critique, I think they have done an amazing job of keeping the brand alive and even thriving now for which I am eternally grateful because I would not have a cycle if they did not. I never though I would be able to enjoy one of my main passions of cycling again and now I can.
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Re: Any problems with 2019 Ural's

Post by Desantnik-VDV » Fri Feb 28, 2020 1:04 am

RC20 wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 10:10 pm
Wildhorse Cafe wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:39 pm
If it has the word Ural in it's name, there is always a problem.
That is true of anything. How much of a problem and are the show stoppers. Many fine brands have issues.

...

They are covering the basics and while I can critique, I think they have done an amazing job of keeping the brand alive and even thriving now for which I am eternally grateful because I would not have a cycle if they did not. I never though I would be able to enjoy one of my main passions of cycling again and now I can.

I agree, while other brands have issues, Ural is a problem, and we are the part of that problem :D

I think you like your Ural. You like Urals because you live very close to Russia, on former Russian lands and one day you might drive to Russia via Bering Strait crossing. I heard China is planning to build a road between Russia and USA at the closest points. :boogie:


I remember one of our uralits (Kermitsky or someone else) had a motto: "We might not have it all together, but all together we have it". That's the reason we like our Urals.

It's time to start "Any problems with 2020 Ural's?"
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Re: Any problems with 2019 Ural's

Post by dale914 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:33 pm

My transmission case was the fourth to crack in the same spot. They said it was happening on bikes that were kicked started and had lots of miles (mine had 1,300). The new transmission cases are supposed to be much better. Hopefully that's so, but it was replaced on warrantee, so if yours isn't great, you'll get a new and improved one!
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Re: Any problems with 2019 Ural's

Post by jaybird » Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:40 pm

Just about the time you think they’ve fixed everything that was broke, they go ahead and fix something that wasn’t broken and break it in the process. Go figure :lol:

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Re: Any problems with 2019 Ural's

Post by Lofty » Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:54 pm

jaybird wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:40 pm
Just about the time you think they’ve fixed everything that was broke, they go ahead and fix something that wasn’t broken and break it in the process. Go figure :lol:
It would seem so. Gearbox cracks, a perplexing CEL illumination function (saved code? or no saved code?) and a harness repair at the fuse box requiring cut wires. So glad I didn't tick those boxes on the order sheet when buying my 2018. :D
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Re: Any problems with 2019 Ural's

Post by RC20 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 7:57 pm

Youse buys your tickets and you takes your chances.

emailed Heindl on the wiring, if you have a problem there is a fix if not ok.

Maybe best said if its solvable in a reasonable manner you are good.
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