Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: Laredo, Texas
Motorcycle: 29 bikes in collection, mostly classic British Iron
'07 GSXR1000 Make-Run / Refurb after sitting
I'm doing a "make-run" for a client on his presently stock '07 GSXR1000 that has been sitting a couple of years.
The bike has what appears to be a K&N (type) air filter that will be washed and treated, but is otherwise stone stock. Is this a stock filter element? I expected to see a cheap foam unit in the airbox, and was pleasantly surprised to find this.
For what it's worth, he was running the bike formerly with the tailpipes & mufflers removed and said "it was running fine". I wonder about that...
A couple of questions:
The owner mentioned a recall on the front brake master cylinder; his is a mess and leaks fluid, won't bleed. New one on the way. Anyone know if that recall is still in force?
On turning on the key, everything seems to power up, I don't see any error code, but I see a red flashing oil light. Is that normal till oil pressure comes up, or is that some other indication? (if engine is NOT running, computer ought to know there won't be any oil pressure, I would think)
Owner reported having intermittent issues with starter, I can't get a response from the button. If I jump the starter solenoid across, the engine cranks, but it's not firing. What gives, or is it just needing to re-pressurize the fuel system after sitting so long? (I'm a carb kinda guy, first time working with EFI). Also, why does this new stuff have to be so overly complicated? With classic bikes you only need two wires to the starter button, this one's got four...
Okay, that's it for starting issues, thanx for any help y'all can provide here.
Last edited by grandpaul; 04-13-2017 at 08:38 PM.