FI light Urgent!

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by OlivierS, Apr 7, 2013.

  1. OlivierS

    OlivierS Adventurer

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    I have a few issues with the fuel injection so it seems. Two weeks ago, during a muddy offroad ride, the light came on a few times, not flickering, just on, only to dissapear later.

    Last week I didn't have any problems at all.

    Today, the light went on, and stayed on for over an hour, untill I got home. Somebody told me it could be a problem with the battery, so I charged that. Light was not on when I started, but after a two minute test ride it started flickering, I counted 8 flicks but there is no code for 8 in the manual, so I guess it must be 7, wich is a problem with the second throttle sensor according to my manual. Then I cut the engine, and when I turned it back on, and drove home, another short ride, the FI light stayed out....

    I asked at the KTM dealership, but off course there are no mechanics in on sunday to test it.

    Anyway, I have a +200 K ride planned for tomorrow, Does anyone know if I should risk that with all the issues. Engine runs fine, can't hear of feel a thing.
    Would hate to have to take my car tomorrow, we finally have some spring sun here, and I am off to an off road terrain to test the KTM Freeride...


    EDIT;
    Apparently the light only flashes when in neutral... I misread the error code. It is 72. That is the stepper motor for the second throttle valve. Very nice of them to put that in the manual, only now I still don't have an idea what the hell is going on :-).
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  2. LocuL

    LocuL Gnarly Infantry

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    Download tuneecu, get the OBD cable ebay or else and look into the faults. Great way to look into the beasts belly.
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  3. Katoom72

    Katoom72 Been here awhile

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    Where? :eek1

    Can't help ya out right away, don't have that mutch experience with the 990s.
    I'd check the connection of the sensor for corrosion, moisture and/or dirt.
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  4. OlivierS

    OlivierS Adventurer

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    In Bilstain. Organised by endurofun. It's three days, but I have a funny feeling everything will be booked.
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  5. OlivierS

    OlivierS Adventurer

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    Went to the dealer, apparently the sensor for the throttle valve was a bit off. It is ok to drive like this, they will attend to it when the bike gets serviced next week. I figured if they have to take everything off they might as well service it as well.
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