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Old 04-22-2013, 09:32 PM   #921
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Location: Calgary, Alberta
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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?

Yup, this is the "hot start issue" which effects some of the early G650 engines, its fixed under warranty

Here is the bulletin:

To quote another inmate "Basically, your engine number should be 61712400 or greater. If your engine number is less than the above, insist on the bulletin to be complied with before taking delivery. If the number is 61712400 or later, you are good to go." You can find the number on the engine case below the shift lever.
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