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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-19-2005, 05:08 PM Thread Starter
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General Questions - FI Glitches

How common are these FI glitches? Are they less reliable than carbs? Carbs basically require cleaning and synching and they're good to go. But recently, I noticed there are many reports of FI glitches or ECU freezing up on 2001-2003 gixxers, F4i's and 03-04 CBR 6RRs. Usually, injectors are clogged or ECU froze or shorted out from battery jump starts. And I heard only dealers take care most of these problems? I never had a FI problem with cars. So just wondering if getting a bike with FI may also prove to have complex disadvantages?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-19-2005, 05:48 PM
 
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Bike FI is not nearly as sophisticated as car FI, but they are generally reliable.
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 11-20-2005, 05:40 AM
 
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The FI light on my 01 came on for about a week sporatically. I went over my whole bike making sure wire connections were tight etc. and I never saw the light again. Must have been something small.
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