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  • Wrfrk

Posted May 19, 2004 - 09:15 AM

#1

So I found the other day that I had been running my '00 400 with the hot start button in the out position. During the time I was running the bike it was also not running as good as normal, I'm sure b/c it was a bit lean. Anyhow, do you think doing this could cause any long term problems?

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  • PBDBLUE

Posted May 19, 2004 - 09:43 AM

#2

In effect you were running very lean. If you only did it for a short time (like a couple of miles) I doubt it will have any long term effect. If you were to continue to run it that way most likely you would burn an exhaust valve.

  • Frostbite

Posted May 19, 2004 - 10:05 AM

#3

The hot idle circuit would affect low rpm's but the little bit of extra shouldn't affect the mixture at riding speeds.




 
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