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Old 04-22-2013, 09:58 AM   #919
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Originally Posted by greying View Post
I notice that if I happen to stall or turn off the engine after a 1/2 hour or so ride, it is not real happy to start right away. It sounds like there is barely enough juice to turn it over. I wait 10 minutes and away it goes. Is this normal for 2012 G650GS?

Originally Posted by guavadude View Post
Put a volt meter on the powerlet jack and take a reading before you start it and then again after it stalls. If you haven't already, upgrade the battery or take it to the dealer and get another one if it's under warranty. I'm trying a Shorai lithium now, it's my fourth battery.
There is a known and well-documented hot start issue as well as a TSB and warranty fix for it, which is a modification to the decompression lever mechanism. Your dealer should know about it already, and, if not, should call BMW.
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