New and improved KTM690 WUNDERFEST

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by crankshaft, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. Noyah

    Noyah poser

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    Did I say they all have this problem?
  2. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    I've been having a look through the standard service schedule from the 2013 690 Enduro and find it odd that cleaning or replacing the fuel filters aren't listed as a standard service item at either, 1000k, 10,000k, or 20,000k. It does mention doing a fuel pressure check so I imagine they are expecting you would pick up any issues from the pressure reading, but I think I'll go with a regular replacement of the screen and filter maybe 5,000k or at least 10,000k.
  3. dad2bike

    dad2bike Retired! Cranky Old Fart

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    I moved my fuel filter to the outside of the tank so I can change it any time it suits ME. Without having to tear half the bike apart. :D

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  4. blakrj

    blakrj Need to ride

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  5. BygDaddee

    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    I'll be doing that after my warranty period is up.
  6. Hoots

    Hoots Long timer

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    Tks Noyah - this is being worked through under warranty, and I believe that a sensor replacement is next on the list in what is essentuially a 'therapeutic trial' ...
  7. lightfighter

    lightfighter where does this go?

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    i know its not rocket science, and theres many that would work, but what filter did you use?
  8. dad2bike

    dad2bike Retired! Cranky Old Fart

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    The recommended unit is the NAPA 3095. I personally used the Purolator version. That's what they had at Pep Boys. :D
    I believe it was a F23172
  9. thorinoakenshield

    thorinoakenshield ya mo be there

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    For those folks concerned about their fuel filters, I wonder if a profill filter would help?
    aka "gas tank condom"

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  10. Velociraptor

    Velociraptor TrackBum

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    Those filters were in demand a few years ago. I bought one but the way the 690 gas tank is designed it is a major pain to try fill the tank through that filter. Also I have had the fuel pump out a few times and the plastic pre filter that fits on the pump has never had any stuff in it. Not sure if it has anything to do with where I live or what. Maybe the gas is cleaner here? I did a week in Baja and no dirt from the gas there either. I changed the filler cap to aftermarket from new so never had any dirt falling into the tank either.
  11. Gros Buck

    Gros Buck Beef = Packed Vegetables

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    Yep, but pray your hose (or clamps) will never fail, 'cause the day it fails so close to the exhaust: KABOOM !!!

    Paul Jr
  12. dad2bike

    dad2bike Retired! Cranky Old Fart

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    Have you ever noticed the original hose route or where it clamps to the injector? Only inches from the filter. ;)

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  13. migrator

    migrator Been here awhile

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    winner winner, chicken dinner... :freaky Thanks!!
    The little bracket on the kickstand got pushed down.

  14. Maurizio

    Maurizio 2 smoker

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    Sell it and buy something more reliable before it loses too much value...
  15. Baja Dad

    Baja Dad Long timer

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    NOT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    2nd best bike I have every owned!!!
  16. BK.RD.RNR

    BK.RD.RNR Torque Stick

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    Sweet! I got one right! :clap:lol3
  17. Kirkster

    Kirkster Parts Murderer

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    They both seem to be out... I will be pulling the bulb this weekend...
  18. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Why would you replace the screen, it's a cleanable part, just like the oil screens. Pull it off, hit it with some compressed air and slap it back on.
  19. Baja Dad

    Baja Dad Long timer

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    dude, just un plug it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  20. Hoots

    Hoots Long timer

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    Dude – yes I could just unplug the sensor – and then do what? – look at it? – sing to it perhaps? – maybe fondle it a bit? – I don’t have a replacement sensor to swap it with, and as the bike is under warranty it would be senseless to buy one and go through the process myself – only to have KTM repeat it all at some later date if this turned out not to be the problem ...<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>

    So I think I’ll stick with plan A, and just let the KTM boys swap the sensor and see if that fixes the problem - sounds simple to me ... <o:p></o:p>