Originally Posted by TXjames
This is true but I was under the impression that there are theories that the calibration method may be causing problems.
I can see how a bad calibration method could cause a faulty reading on an otherwise good strip but not how it could make a good one go bad prematurely. I was present at the dealership when my first strip was replaced under warranty. Their replacement/calibration "procedure" went as follows:
1. Disconnect battery
2. Drain tank
3. Replace strip
4. Reassemble bike
5. Connect battery, turn ignition on, wait for system to boot, turn ignition off
6. Replace fuel in bike
7. Start bike
8. Hand me the keys and say "Have a good day"
Perhaps they would have done some additional calibrating if my gauge did not read correctly after the install.