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post #1 of 2 Old 09-01-2014, 05:41 PM Thread Starter
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Strange Idle issue

Think I may have a partially clogged idle jet. Few things I am seeing now.

1. Need to give the bike a little gas to start. It does fire up every time this way.

2. When the bike goes into idle, it does not stay at the same RPM every time. Normally will idle at 1200, but the next time it idles at 900, then it seems to go back to 1200.

3. Idle sometimes drops. Starts at 1200 then will dip to around 900.

I haven't stalled out yet and would like to figure this out before I do. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

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post #2 of 2 Old 09-01-2014, 07:03 PM
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