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Electrical Bought a Suzuki 1999 Fatboy, registration T618 SFW. After a month I discovered that the previous owner had changed the ignition and taped the chip from the original key to the dash. Some how, the Suzuki received a power surge, and the chip seems to have lost its memory as the injector no longer pulses. Is there a way to re-callibrate everything? Or perhaps bypass the chip?

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  • crackerlad94 May 10, 2010

    It is technically a Vitara JX 4U Soft top

  • crackerlad94 May 11, 2010

    Checked that

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These are a pain in the ****. Bypass the system by following the wiring harness under the dash and you are going to remove the the unit, They will splice into the ignition wires. Match the colors and return it to normal. These things do nothing but cause problems and you end creating issues. If someone really wants the car, they will get it. The system uses a module tucked under the dash. Let me know what else I can do.

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You have to figure out the resistance of the original chip - however, if it has failed, getting the proper resistance will be a daunting task.

This is the equivalent of a Suzuki sidekick/samurai here in the states - correct?



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If it has a new ignition you dont have to worry about the chip i would check your crank sensor thats what it sounds like to me.

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