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Little sputter between 6-8 grand and then clears up only when you crack it wide open..

My 2002 R6 is having a little sputter when I crack the throttle wide open from about 6 to 8000 rpm then clears up and winds out great all the way to 14000. Help....

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I have the exact same problem on my 02 R6, I installed a factory pro jet kit, micron race mr 400, K&N air filter and I have stutter between 6-8 rpms. I took the bike into the show 4 seperate times to fix this problem and nothing has been solved yet. My plugs are fine, my carb was cleaned, I don't know what else to do.

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Offhand, it would seem to be a slightly lean mix or an airleak.

Check your plugs (color). If very light brown / gray or almost whitish, then it is lean. You can try raising the main needle by a millimeter using shim or small washers to lift the needle. in some versions, the needle would have several grooves where a lock clip could be adjusted.

To determine if it is an airleak, while idling, spray the junction of the airbox cover and body with non-staining carb cleaner. Do the same on the rubber couplers from the airbox to the carbs. If the RPM flutters or increase momentarily, there is an airleak.

Postback results of tests.

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Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
1. Severely discharged or a damaged battery, should have 12.5 volts or better and be able to pass a load test if necessary.
2. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
3. Spark plugs in bad condition or partially fouled.
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6. Faulty ignition coil, module, and or sensor.
7. Loose, dirty, or corroded ignition module connector at crankcase.
8. Faulty CKP or CMP, MAP, ETS, ATS, TPS, O2 sensor.
9. Intake air leak.
10. Water, dirt, or rust in the fuel system, carburetor and/or filter.
11. Old dead or bad fuel.
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14. Carburetor controls misadjusted.
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Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
1. Severely discharged or a damaged battery, should have 12.5 volts or better and be able to pass a load test if necessary.
2. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
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19. Carburetor controls misadjusted.
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