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Motor cuts out and looses power

It seems harder to start and when you go down the road it will seem fine for a few minutes then it falls on it's face and then recovers. I've put lucas and sea foam gas treatment and high test gas to no avail. it has around 12,000 miles.

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Hi, Anonymous the following applies to carbureted also fuel injected models and the usual suspects are:
1. Severely discharged or damaged battery, 9 volts or lower.
2. Failed alternator/generator and or voltage regulator.
3. Loose or corroded battery terminals and or cables especially the "NEGATIVE" cable, look for loose, corroded, or broken connectors inside the cable harness at "BOTH" ends.
4. Failed main circuit breaker or ignition switch, check for loose connections and continuity.
5. Failed system and or ignition relay, check for continuity.
6. Failed ignition coil, ignition/electronic module.
7. Failed CKP, CPS, CMP, MAP, TPS, or BAS sensor, corroded, loose or broken wire connector pins/sockets.
8. Throttle cables and or idle speed improperly adjusted hot idle speed should be 950 RPM to 1000 RPM.
9. Air/fuel mixture screw improperly adjusted.
10. Water or dirt in the fuel system, carburetor or filter.
11. Restricted, blocked or kinked fuel line.
12. Fuel tank empty.
13. Gas cap is not venting properly or fuel tank venting system blocked.
14. A failed fuel pump, pressure regulator and or fuel injectors.
15. Vacuum line from intake manifold to petcock broken, cracked, or not attached, carburetor vent line plugged.
16. Needle and seat stuck closed in the float bowl.
For more information about your issue, please visit the websites below. Good luck and have a nice day.
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There are some fuses under the seat area at the back of the bike, but doubtful that this is the problem. You did check the "kill" switch on the handlebars?

More likely old stale gas in the fuel pump and filter/pressure regulator. Try cranking the bike with the starter and hold the throttle open slightly to get some of the stale gas out of the injector and associated fuel line.

I had one of these bikes as a demo at the BMW dealer that I worked at and it was a great machine.... Hope you can get out on yours more often.

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