R6 Idle Issue

Discussion in 'Tech' started by jeffr1ey, Apr 19, 2014.

  1. jeffr1ey

    jeffr1ey Well-Known Member

    I just purchased this bike (2010 R6) a couple months back, and can't seem to get the bike to idle. It runs fine once it is on the track, but won't idle cold or even warm.

    It is setup with a Bazzaz with 2 maps; (1) 100 and (2) MR-12. I tried running it today with the MR-12 map and 100 gas. It seemed fine until I switched it to the proper map. Now I can't seem to get it to idle with either.

    I also tried unplugging the Bazzaz, but it wouldn't even start for obvious reasons.

    Any suggestions/ideas on how or what I need to do to get the bike to idle? I hate having to rev the piss out of it just to keep it going till i'm on the track :down:
     
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2014
  2. RM Racing

    RM Racing Tool user

    Hold the start button in longer.
     
  3. jeffr1ey

    jeffr1ey Well-Known Member

    well i just fired it up with the other map, and it seems fine. maybe i just have them switched. we'll see how it runs on the track with that map.

    thanks for the input.
     
  4. MELK-MAN

    MELK-MAN The Dude abides...

    seriously, don't dismiss the seriousness of simply holding the start button longer.. seriously :)
     
  5. Tdub

    Tdub Say what???

    Seriously??? ;)
     
  6. jeffr1ey

    jeffr1ey Well-Known Member

    I'm really trying to debate whether or not you guys are fucking with me lol.

    I'll get it sorted out otherwise I'll take it up to Rm racing!
     
  7. rob linders

    rob linders Well-Known Member

    No they aren't. I learned about it here and it works.
     
  8. Derick

    Derick Well-Known Member

    seriously, they are not. I use this trick starting mine everytime
     
  9. jeffr1ey

    jeffr1ey Well-Known Member

  10. Tdub

    Tdub Say what???

    I guess some of us are real dummies here...
     
  11. MELK-MAN

    MELK-MAN The Dude abides...

    i bet a guy $5 i could make his r6 start and idle just fine. They had been swapping parts most of the morning.. Just held the button longer. ( i didn't take the fiver). RM was the first to mention it to me a few years back.
     
  12. Tdub

    Tdub Say what???

    Same here...Rick s not as dumb as he looks...:Poke:
     
  13. the muffin man

    the muffin man certified hymen inspector

    yep, hold the starter button a second or two longer, problem solved. don't know why, but it works.
     
  14. jimfowler

    jimfowler Well-Known Member

    as somebody who typically likes to know the "why" behind the solution, can anybody expound upon this one?
     
  15. MELK-MAN

    MELK-MAN The Dude abides...

    nope.. seriously...
     
  16. YamRZ350

    YamRZ350 Nicorette Dependent

  17. jeffr1ey

    jeffr1ey Well-Known Member

    well this explains it. cause i also have a ballistic battery. i'll try it today and see.

    i don't think any of you guys are dummies either, i wouldn't ask the question here if i had that impression.

    i have only heard good things about RM Racing, especially on the R6. thanks again.
     
  18. MELK-MAN

    MELK-MAN The Dude abides...

    you wanna see 14vt at the battery terminals holding 5000 rpm. I have been using ballistic batteries for almost 4 years. no issues. but the r6 needs 14vts.
     

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