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Can't get the revs below 3500rpm

Can't get the revs to drop below 3500rpm, not even on tick over.

The bike went in to my garage working fine but after getting the bike out 6 x weeks, this problem started.

I haven't messed with the bike therefore I have no idea why this problem has suddenly started.

The bike is a R1150RT 2003 with 14,000 miles on the clock, never had a problem before so can anybody suggest a cure please.

Somebody told me the engine management system might require an adjustment, does this sound possible ?.

Any assistance would be appreciated.

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Remove the negative battery connection and leave it disconnected for about 15 minutes. That should reset your engine management system. I would try a different battery if you have one handy, or maybe put yours on a battery charger. For the problem to appear suddenly after six weeks without running the bike my best guess is the battery is not functioning properly.

Good luck.

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