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    Samuelsegg Don't see in your list of things...

    Samuelsegg
    Don't see in your list of things you've done that you've connected the earths bolted to the alloy subframe back to the battery (or a solid lead that goes to the battery).
    Don't know how...
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    https://www.buellxb.com/forum/showthread.php?54706...

    https://www.buellxb.com/forum/showthread.php?54706-Fixing-Earthing-Problems-Why-and-How
    10 posts below your one
    - jv
    PS This one too:...
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    Custom Buell on eBay

    This is worth a look
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6FpDleSyVU
  4. A few things for you to consider Stu. 1. You...

    A few things for you to consider Stu.
    1. You haven't coated the joints in corrosion protectant yet. Unless you do that you'll be back to square one. See...
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    Ahh... sorry Sosa, just remembered something. I...

    Ahh... sorry Sosa, just remembered something. I was concentrating on the time-out error you described (which I'd just seen when switching the Buelltooth from my bike to a friends one) when I first...
  6. Sorry I'm late to this thread Travis, but you...

    Sorry I'm late to this thread Travis, but you might find this useful https://www.buellxb.com/forum/showthread.php?54706-Fixing-Earthing-Problems-Why-and-How, the .pdf given is a checklist of what to...
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    My Buelltooth one does the same as yours Sosa,...

    My Buelltooth one does the same as yours Sosa, mostly when trying to pair, for no reason I can identify.
    I just start from opening the app and pairing again and after a time or 2 it connects. ...
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    Thanks Taz and Gunter. Was a completely new bike...

    Thanks Taz and Gunter.
    Was a completely new bike to me so I just recorded what values were there and it was idling at the time, which does give info on the TPS.
    That's why I sent him out on a...
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    Thanks Cooter We get a lot of used Japanese...

    Thanks Cooter
    We get a lot of used Japanese vehicles in NZ and this is just one of those (they drive on the RHS of the road like us - not that it matters with a bike). The VIN and ECM designation...
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    High AFV on XB12SS Long

    Hi
    A mate brought his 2006 XB12SS Long to my place, and we ran ECMDroid via Buelltooth on it to see what it was doing.
    Apart from a K&N air filter, it is a bog standard Japanese spec bike (BUEIC...
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    Hope this adds to the info on maintaining earth...

    Hope this adds to the info on maintaining earth connections.
    Everybody seems to have their own pet way of 'protecting' electrical joints. The various responses to this post were:
    • Silicone...
  12. Mark. You missed one of Lunatics posts (5th down...

    Mark. You missed one of Lunatics posts (5th down on pg2 in my browser). Said 2003 had earths attached to headstock pinch bolt. Didn't know this, so thx for bringing it out again.

    Hey Lunatic -...
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    Just been looking at the wiring diagram in the...

    Just been looking at the wiring diagram in the Electrical Diagnostic manual.
    The neutral light turns on when current flows from the red power lead to the speedo assbly through the neutral lamp to...
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    Hope there’s still some life in this thread after...

    Hope there’s still some life in this thread after the lighthearted stuff.

    XB Buells are probably the most sensitive bikes ever made to tires and tire pressure. Stands to reason - ultra-short wheel...
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    Agree with Cooter re tire pressures too low. ...

    Agree with Cooter re tire pressures too low. Buell's steer quick anyway but low tire pressures make the bike turn in even faster.
    I wanted a neutral steering bike and got it with new tires and...
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    NASA and the military have produced documents and...

    NASA and the military have produced documents and MIL-STD's about Galvanic corrosion of metals in electrical contact (which is what earth joint corrosion is).
    In an offline discussion, Gabby_duck...
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    Never thought to run the cable to the engine side...

    Never thought to run the cable to the engine side of the tiebar.
    Lower resistance but probably more vulnerable to cracking off at the lug due to engine vibration on that side
    Off topic:
    Where did...
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    There might be a way you can try what Lunatic is...

    There might be a way you can try what Lunatic is saying, without the mythical (and where I live, non-existent) guru.
    There is a programming option inside the ECM to enable or disable something...
  19. Earth / Ground Cleaning Checklist to stop misfires

    Attached .pdf document is a cleaning checklist that Moarant asked for, for fixing earthing / grounding faults in XB's, hopefully cover all models
    Save to your hard drive and printout when you need...
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    Yeah the different model sure are different. A...

    Yeah the different model sure are different.
    A Uly has the battery turned 90deg and the rubber strap goes in the same direction as your hose clamp. The connections are on top and vibration doesn't...
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    tleighbell - I've got that 'Race map for a stock...

    tleighbell - I've got that 'Race map for a stock XB12' from Buelltooth. Their words were "This mapping was transposed from an ECM for a 2008 model. Let me know how it works."
    Haven't been game...
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    Tried the stock limits for AFV with midpoint...

    Tried the stock limits for AFV with midpoint voltage on O2 sensor at 0.5V and it had an edgy-ness to the throttle response that wasn't there with the 107% locked AFV.
    Went back to upper and lower...
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    An update after naff winter weather cleared. 1....

    An update after naff winter weather cleared.
    1. Fuel mileage is the same (51mpg) with the AFV locked at 108% as when I was running with the standard settings (which allow the AFV to find its own...
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    Hi mmcn Thanks for looking but it's still...

    Hi mmcn
    Thanks for looking but it's still confusing me a little.
    Can you go look at your bike and find where the ECM earth leads are bolted to the frame - they're the ones under the seat, that exit...
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    Just confirmation of Kona's recollection that the...

    Just confirmation of Kona's recollection that the SS has the ECM earthed to one side of the rear subframe and the battery to the other will be enough.
    If true then people can go look whether their...
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