Starts runs and wont start again sometimes


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Rednaxs60
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Re: Starts runs and wont start again sometimes

Post by Rednaxs60 » Fri May 04, 2018 2:15 pm



Quick update - have you ever changed the timing belts yourself? Have taken pictures but busy getting bike ready for cross Canada trip to new home in Victoria. Will get to posting the pictures.


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Re: Starts runs and wont start again sometimes

Post by fxspider » Fri May 04, 2018 2:52 pm

I have done a lot of mechanics....so Timing belts will be the easy part..lol

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Re: Starts runs and wont start again sometimes

Post by Rednaxs60 » Fri May 04, 2018 10:02 pm

If you can do the timing belts you are 90 percent there for replacing the Ns sensor. It is in the same area.
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Re: Starts runs and wont start again sometimes

Post by fxspider » Sat May 05, 2018 5:27 am

ok, i was talking if I cant find another one, and trying to manipulate something else to work ;) ty....i'm going to take a better look at everything today I am hoping, I'll keep you posted thx again..Dan

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Re: Starts runs and wont start again sometimes

Post by fxspider » Sat May 05, 2018 5:02 pm

Ok so after further inspection, I found another sign, when the bike failed to start for me today..The Fuel system light came on and stayed on...and no spark?....after a little while the light went out and Bike started....? any Ideas?

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Re: Starts runs and wont start again sometimes

Post by Rednaxs60 » Sat May 05, 2018 11:13 pm

The fuel system light is a check engine light. Know this because I have forgotten to hook up the air sensor above the air box and the light comes on. When I was adjusting the TPS it was on. When this light comes on, you have to look at the ECU for an error code. It will give you an indication of what may be an issue. It would seem that there is an intermittent signal to the ECU, so next time the fuel system light comes on check the ECU for an error code(s) and check the connections for the sensor at issue.

Glad to hear that it started, always a good sign.

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Re: Starts runs and wont start again sometimes

Post by fxspider » Sun May 06, 2018 5:39 am

the code Read, the Ns Sensor..open circuit..etc...now where to begin....thx



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