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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old Feb 10th, 2009, 5:41 pm Thread Starter
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Throttle reset ?

What does the twisting of the throttle to WOT do exactly ? Alright smartasses , while the engine is off and ignition on. Does everyone do on a regular basis ? How do you do it? Thanks.

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What does the twisting of the throttle to WOT do exactly ? Alright smartasses , while the engine is off and ignition on. Does everyone do on a regular basis ? How do you do it? Thanks.
After pulling the battery cable and letting it sit, after reinstalling the battery cable, when you twist the throttle wide open three times and then shut off the bike, it resets you throttle position sensor.

It will run like crap for awhile until the bike adapts if you don't do so.

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It resets the Throttle Position Sensor. Supposedly, it improves your fuel mileage and makes you bike run better. Do you need to do it every so often? That's up for debate, but if you start experiencing a drop in fuel mileage, or a slight hesitation or flat spot on acceleration, then try it.

- disconnect the battery by removing the positive cable and holding it on the negative terminal for a few minutes. You need to let the electrical system "discharge" for this to work right.

- reconnect the positive cable

- turn the ignition switch to the ON position, but do not start thebike

- twist the throttle 3 times to the full open stop

- turn ignition off.

You're now ready to go.

I'm sure others will chime in and correct me if I made any mistakes.

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You didn't mention holding your lips just so.

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Ok Greg now I'm sure of it, I've seen it three times, your damn avatar is twinkling how did you do that

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I thought you had to hold your tongue just right.

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Ok Greg now I'm sure of it, I've seen it three times, your damn avatar is twinkling how did you do that
You'd be sparkling, too, if a couple of hotties were kissing on you. It's not my sunny disposition!

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Ok Greg now I'm sure of it, I've seen it three times, your damn avatar is twinkling how did you do that
That's not his avatar doing it, it's just Grif. He really does twinkle, even in person.

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That's not his avatar doing it, it's just Grif. He really does twinkle, even in person.
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So what did the lap dances cost where you got the picture, Grif?

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