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Old 01-24-2013, 06:11 PM   #52
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Originally Posted by knobbyjoe View Post
ciedema and fellow LC8 owners,

I just checked the manual on the pages mentioned. This 15 min idle refers to, when using the KTM diagnostic tool. No procedures for doing this as a tune up. This is to reset the idle after engine replacement or maybe the dealer fixing the idle on a bike in the shop with the KTM diagnostic tool.

You can use TuneECU to load maps, edit maps, reset the ECU and preform diagnostic tests and calibrations of various controls and sensors. You really do need to do the 15 minute idle after most of these operations. Otherwise operational data which the ECU retains in flash memory may not be valid for the changes being made. I recommend reading TuneECU thread.
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