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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-03-2019, 06:06 PM Thread Starter
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Hey, 2011 ER6F owner here, troubleshooting help needed

Hey, I'm new to the forums, hope i'm not butchering the customs here.
I have a 2011 ER6F and was hoping i could find some help here, couldn't find anything specific so here are a few things i wanna check over:

1: Speedo occasionally goes out, shows 0mph, comes back after the bike sat for a bit. Hoping it's a loose connection, couldn't check yet, any ideas are welcome.
2: I had the FI light come on when pulling hard around 8k rpm in 4-5th gear, turning ignition on an off made the light go out and wouldn't reoccur when riding normally. It also makes awful electrical whirring noises occasionally when i start it up, but other times it's the nice smooth fuel pump ticking when you turn the ignition on. Also I have lot's of popping and gurgling under decel and getting back on throttle but i think this has to do with new DNA air filter + Full system combo without a proper tune.
3: Lot's of top end rattle, i'm thinking it's the cam chain and I'll check when i pull the bike apart tomorrow, also gonna clear injectors out and run some fuel system cleaner through the tank.
4: The speedo stays on sometimes for a second or 2 after turning the ignition key off and then fades away (and stays off).

With regard to the FI problem I've noticed a strong smell of petrol when you rev the bike even at a stand still, but not when idling, might be a pressure related leak? The area under the injectors was really gunky but it didn't look like petrol leak kind of stuff. But all affected components seem to have a cable or so running around in that general area above the front sprocket and under the injectors.

Any help would be massively appreciated I hope i can be a productive member of these forums too!
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Welcome, you can try desnorculation to minimize popping under decel, have a look here for ways to do it:

https://www.kawiforums.com/ninja-650...asy-way-7.html
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-12-2019, 08:58 AM Thread Starter
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Welcome, you can try desnorculation to minimize popping under decel, have a look here for ways to do it:

https://www.kawiforums.com/ninja-650...asy-way-7.html
Hey from what i read this looks very promising and a lot of my problems were mentioned there. I'll give it a try, thanks!
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