Unbalanced & drippy

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Unbalanced & drippy

Postby Dids » Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:47 am


My R1100S came over all shaky at tick-over & I guessed that maybe the throttle cable/bodies needed syncing.
I've got the gauges but have never attempted it before. I checked YouTube for advice and went ahead.
It seemed that the left throttle cable/body was pulling less vacuum than the right, so i adjusted that one using the throttle cable adjustment. I then set the idle with both screws.
I've now returned to a smooth even tick-over and even pull at higher revs.


One thing concerned me.
When I pulled off the little rubber seal/plug (to attach the gauge tube) I noticed that it was wet with what appeared to be fuel.
The little rubber seal/plug on the right was dry.
I'm wondering now whether there might be an underlying problem?
Also, the shakiness at tick-over seemed to come on quite suddenly, as if maybe something had failed, rather than it all just slowly going out of adjustment.

Any thoughts would be most welcome.

Cheers :)

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Re: Unbalanced & drippy

Postby Pete. » Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:02 pm

It's possible that the injector needs servicing, it might not be shutting off properly. It's not super expensive to get them serviced, so