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Offline Nepa64

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Starting problem with Versys 07
« on: Sep 10, 2019, 04:28 PM »
Sorry for my english, it's not my first language. Hope you get the point.

I bought  a Kawasaki Versys 650 2007 three months ago.
In first month i didn't have any problems, but then i noticed there was something wrong with starting.

Sometimes when i try to start the bike, it doesn't start. But the problem always go away when i turn off the power with key and put it back on couple of times. Sometimes even with just one try.

When the problem appears, FI-light doesn't turn on when i turn the power on, then if i try to start the bike, FI-light starts flashing and doesn't start.

Down here is  two videos showing the problem. Hope some of you can figure out where the problem is.

« Last Edit: Sep 10, 2019, 04:33 PM by Nepa64 »

Offline uralrob

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Re: Starting problem with Versys 07
« Reply #1 on: Sep 11, 2019, 01:29 PM »

  Could well be a sticky ignition switch or worn key.

 Try removing the switch and cleaning it as per link below.,21767.msg287644.html#msg287644

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Re: Starting problem with Versys 07
« Reply #2 on: Sep 11, 2019, 05:45 PM »
sounds like the fuel pump isn't kicking in every time. Not sure what that could be due to, though  :notsure:
I'd find a way to power the pump directly from the battery, so you could see if the intermittent problem is at the water pump or somewhere else (like the ignition switch)

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Re: Starting problem with Versys 07
« Reply #3 on: Sep 14, 2019, 07:09 AM »
EarlyMk1s did have some fuel pump issues
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