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I'm not sure if I'm the only one with this issue. But if it's like 60 degrees or below outside and I cut bike on, it will die soon as it starts. Now if I cut bike on, and rev it for a few secs, then she'll stay on. On carb bikes I know you just pull the choke in when this happens, but I thought FI bikes didn't need this?? I'm just seeing if this is normal. My neighbor has a 04 gixxer 600 that's FI and has a choke thingy (not sure if it's a choke but acts like it). So what gives as I'm confused.
 

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I don't know if the '07 and the '09 works the same, but it works on the '09Check on the right hand side of your bike in between the fairing and engine,there is a little knob you can turn, it picks up the revs. Just leave it a couple minutes till the engine is warm and then turn it back. Hope it work.
 

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^yea I know about that. So the whole thing is normal?
 

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When mine was new it would start up, run fine but at higher RPM (warm up), then drop back down to normal idle after a minute or two. As far as I know this is the proper behavior.

Now, as of a couple months ago, it starts up fine but then runs like it's about to die (below the warm up idle speed) for about 5-10 seconds, then goes up to high idle (for warm up), then drops back down to regular idle once it warms up.

Is that first 5-10 seconds of crappy running normal before the high idle (warm up) kicks in? I haven't bothered looking into it yet. The first time it happened I just assumed it was water in the fuel because I had left it with a fairly empty tank for about a month and a half.
 

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wrong.


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Get the bike warm and check that it's idling at the proper rpm... (1300 ish)

the 06-08 bikes generally start and idle @ the warm idle rpm (1300 ish) for 2-3 seconds, and then the fast idle cam engages the throttle and bumps the idle up to warm the engine...

09-10 bikes immediately engage the fast idle cam and idle at the warmup rpm.
 

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OP:

Get the bike warm and check that it's idling at the proper rpm... (1300 ish)

the 06-08 bikes generally start and idle @ the warm idle rpm (1300 ish) for 2-3 seconds, and then the fast idle cam engages the throttle and bumps the idle up to warm the engine...

09-10 bikes immediately engage the fast idle cam and idle at the warmup rpm.
My bike has idle issues, mainly the throttle. It keeps getting stuck. I've been meaning to take it off and clean the bar, but I keep postponing it b/c I wanna get new grips. So might as well do it together. But I do plan on doing it soon. IDK why but sometimes the throttle will rev to 2k when im not even touching it.

That is a Fast Idle Adjust lever, some modern FI bikes have that, it's labled with the "choke" |\| symbol, but it's actually so you can idle high to warm up.
oh ok, thanks
 

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Throttle getting stuck:
Make sure that it is routed correctly and not getting caught on something.
Might be worth oiling the cable as well
 
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