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Old 04-23-2009, 08:45 PM   #1
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Default 98 zx6r stalling

Sometimes when I am downshifting for a light or for whatever reason I need to slow down my bike stalls out. It's only happened about three times and bike always starts right up afterwards or I just let clutch out and roll start it while it's still moving. It also has a tendeny to not want to start sometimes and it's hit and miss why. Battery is almost new and charged. I left work the other morning and granted it had been raining and was cold but I had to feather the throttle to start it up. Went on a group ride a week ago and at one of the stops had to have the bike push started but bike started up fine the rest of the evening. Not sure if these two problems are related or seperate issues. I threw a can of sea foam into the tank today after filling it up and rode it today with no problems but had it do the stall while downshifting thing happen to me on the way to work.
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Old 04-24-2009, 05:57 AM   #2
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Maybe a loose connection in the electrical harness?
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Old 09-01-2009, 03:52 PM   #3
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i have the same problem has any one found out what causes it or how to fix it thanks
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Old 09-01-2009, 06:56 PM   #4
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i have the same problem has any one found out what causes it or how to fix it thanks
It's caused by the fallibility of mechanical and electromechanical devices interacting in a dynamic environment. The best way for you to fix it is to take it to a trained mechanic.
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Old 09-02-2009, 04:35 AM   #5
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any one got a english version on how to fix this problem
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Old 09-02-2009, 06:43 AM   #6
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any one got a english version on how to fix this problem

I thought Ken said it in English.
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Old 09-02-2009, 07:34 AM   #7
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Check the battery terminals.

A loose terminal will cause the weirdest problems.
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Old 09-02-2009, 03:35 PM   #8
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would runnig lean cause this problem
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would runnig lean cause this problem
It could be as simple as the idle setting being too low.
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Old 09-03-2009, 03:42 PM   #10
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idles ok its only when down shifting pull clutch in it drops below idle and stalls
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