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I have a 1997 TL1000s 19,000miles, power commander, m4 exhaust, V-twin, fuel injected suzuki! I love the bike it is soo strong it just never ran clean from 3-4000rpm when i bought it. the bike now just got to the point to where it will not hold a idle; like it is not getting the fuel it needs or something with the injectors! Do i need to hook it up to a computer? Or is there an old farmers trick i could do?

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Try spraying WD40 around the intake boots. If the rpm's change you have a cracked intake boot.

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First, I would try mixing in some seafoam...also, are you running premium fuel, or regular?

Motorcycle engines are designed for the higher octane ratings, and running regular or mid grade will clog your injectors.

If you run the seafoam through the gas, be sure to do it in your driveway, bike on stand, in neutral. You might have to hold the throttle open a little, depending on what concetration you mix it in at. If the problem is a clogged injector, that will clean it out.

I would also look at your fuel filter and lines from the tank, check for debris that could be impeding the flow of fuel.

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