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Old 01-12-2013, 04:01 PM   #1
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hard starting G650 GS

My 2011 G560GS has been a great bike untill now. When its hot it becomes very hard to start. 7,800 on the clock, today on my way to work I rode around 30 miles, stopped to pick up a coke when I came out I almost killed the battery trying to fire her up. Sadly it has been gettin worse.
Any remaps or updates I may have missed?
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Old 05-17-2013, 12:33 PM   #2
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I have the same issue, from all the research i have done it seems to be a decompression lever. I have spoken to my local dealer and they claim not to know any thing about it.

I did find if it doesn't start within a few cranks drop some throttle onto it and it will fire (Only happens after very small trips and after getting fuel)
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Old 05-17-2013, 12:39 PM   #3
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Steamy Moose: your dealer or service manager is an idiot or a lazy mfer. BMW released a work bulletin on the decompression level months ago. Find a different dealer.
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Old 05-17-2013, 08:12 PM   #4
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I would clean the fuel injector, todays ethanol gas really causes problems with the BMW FI.

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