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  1. W

    New Bike, New Problems. Starting Issues and Code 33

    Howdy guys, I just maybe bought a lemon of an FZ6 and could use a little help. (I really like this bike and hope you can help with some solutions) First off, it’s a 2004 FZ6 with a few miles under it. Has a few mods: Power Commander, TBR exhaust, air filter.. etc. the usual stuff you put...
  2. meadeam

    07 charging problem?

    I'm new here, but already I have my first issue with the bike. Not how I wanted to start posting. My '07 has ~3800 miles on it, so not much use at all. I'm the third owner, the first barely broke it in, and the second rode it about 250 miles per year. It hadn't been ridden since last fall...
  3. B

    2007 Stolen, Electrical Problems

    Hey all, Had a pretty bad week last week and had my beloved 2007 FZ6 stolen but recovered last week. Some homeless folks cut the main ingition switch harness and tried to joy ride but couldnt get it going and gave up... not before they replaced my battery with an incorrect hunk of junk and...
  4. B

    Random loss of ignition

    I was riding about 15 mins after an oil change on my 09 fz6. was on my way for an hour and a half ride to a city for a big interview. i went to pull over to get ready for the interstate in a small parking lot, and suddenly the bike just turned off. i had my clock, so it was as if i turned the...
  5. M

    Speedometer shows 299 km/h :o

    I have a Yamaha FZ6 2008 My speedometer shows way too high values ~2-3 times more than actual speed. It is the "same" with the tachometer. It shows 2-3 times actual revs. This occurred after the winter-rest. I had forgotten to charge the battery during the winter, but it was not totally...
  6. J

    What's your OEM battery life?

    Is anyone else still on their OEM battery? I'm the second owner and only ride on the weekends. I plug into a battery tender once a week to keep it topped off. The previous owner also used a battery tender. I know auto batteries last around 5 years and moto should be around 3. Mine is a decade...
  7. S

    Starting a trip with over 117k miles, What could go Wrong?

    The battery died! The two year old BikeMaster Gel battery is not recommended by me. I went back to YUASA I also did suffer a torn bottom rubber lip to my LS2 helmet, two false neutrals while shifting and the bike burned some oil for the first time. As to the trip, it was along the...
  8. J

    Trouble starting bike: Issues with engine cut off/ignition?

    I've noticed recently my 05 FZ won't turn over when hitting the ignition switch (although the dashboard lights up). I usually just flip the engine cut off back and forth and then hit ignition and that usually does the trick but it seems to be getting worse. I know first thought is battery but...
  9. chunkygoat

    Error Code 43 Question

    Hey guys, its been a while. Hope all is well for everybody! I've slowed down in recent years, but the fizz is approaching 50,000 miles and just reached her 10 year birthday! Joy :) Anyway, I've had some the other day where the bike shut off at a stop light on me. I tried to start it...
  10. REO Scorpio

    Charging Issue

    Been awhile since I've been on. Hope you're all well. I've poured through some of the stickies on the topic, but I wanted to solicit some thoughts on my current charging situation. FYI, I have a PCV and autotune on there, as well as BD-43s headlight mod. Mine is an '09, had since new...
  11. MIJ_FZ6

    Arching / Rattling sound when accelerating - sound like its coming from the stator

    I've noticed this sound since I got the bike - 09 with 4K miles, especially when leaning the bike to the right. Do not hear it when leaning the bike to the left (left handle bar towards the pavement). I'm not sure if it is getting louder or I'm just starting to notice it more. I installed the...
  12. G

    Bike won’t turn over and start

    Hi All, First time posting on here. I had my bike in the garage and forgot to connect up the trickle charger. Obviously when I tried to start it for first ride of the year it was flat as a pancake. Left the trickle charger on for a few days and then the bike fired up great. Rode to work...
  13. P

    Fz6n 2004 won't start

    Hi guys, I've changed the oil + oil filter on my 2004 FZ6. Nothing else. She got 2.8 liters, as per the manual. Warmed up the bike, and did the job. Once done, the bike wouldn't start. Ignition on -> dashboard comes to life -> fuel pump cycles -> lights on -> Start button -> bike starts...
  14. K

    2006 FZ6, error 46

    I'm having an intermittent electrical problem with my 2006 fz6. Just for more info, at the end of last years' riding season, I replaced the starter relay and starter motor brushes because there was some cranking problems. It seemed to fix all the cranking problems. Cut to last week, after...
  15. S

    Splicing a relay into licence plate light

    Hey guys Just after a bit of help with relay config Not sure which prong to attach the splice, fuze box, battery, and ground to. Also do I just wire negative leads for accessories (say a cigarette lighter) to the frame? The relay ground is right now attached to the battery but I see most...
  16. D

    loss of power - galloping feel

    So.... my kid dropped my bike a couple of times, also ran it at too low of RPM's that the battery didn't charge. I recharged the battery, and took it our for a spin and now it can't hit 65MPH in first gear any more - which used to be top spee4d for first gear., It peaks at about 55MPH and feels...
  17. fazil

    Battery Voltage 11.4V is it ok?

    Hello, I checked battery voltage using diagnostic mod from cluster. (d-09 shows battery voltage) It shows 11.4V while fuel pump motor is active. (.You have to turn on kill switch to see battery voltage, and it automatically switches fuel pump motor) Batter is a 4-5 year old Yuasa. It...
  18. swedespeed

    Another way to set clock?

    My reset button on my speedo isn't working so I can't set the clock. I tried unhooking the battery to reset the clock to 12:00 thinking that would work but it retained the time (incorrectly set, might I add). If I unhook the battery for longer will the speedo clock clear at some point? Or am I...
  19. M

    Fz6 doesn't start after long drives

    Hi guys , my bike recently was exposed to a lot of rain and I also power washed it :( n since then after I go on a long drive the bike won't start up with the electric start n it drains down the battery trying to start it .... Will jump start no problem ... I've had it in the bike shop twice...
  20. V

    Bike engine will not turn over. Help!

    Hello All, My bike was fine when I parked it in my garage a few days back (about a week), and now it won't start. At first I thought it was the battery (just a year old). So I charged it up, and tried to start it - No luck.. I see the Err-1 flash. So I hooked it to the car battery (car turned...
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