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R6 hesitation when starting out

Hello as it says heres, the problem.
the bike is a 2000 r6 with 34 000kms(not miles)
when i purchased the bike there was a known hesitation on gthe bike when you start out in gear
So far the carbs have been cleaned and sync'd, and the cdi box was changed along with the tps sensor.
the yamaha dealer is stumped and so am i
when the bike is at a complete stop 9 times outta 10 it will hesitate and not go over 2000 rpms and 8 kmph, as well you have to keep the throttle half cranked to keep the bike from stalling out.
afterwards with feathering the throttle and clutch it will return to full power. does anyone have any ideas on what it might be
aswell when i come to a stop sometimes the bike idles at 3 0000rpm and have to engage the clutch to bump it down to 1500rpm
mods on the bike are k&n filter and yosh r3 exhaust and jet kit
please advise thanks again

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  • boostedsi Jun 17, 2009

    well heres the other kicker,

    just brought it to the yamaha dealer and they set up the tps sensor properly, and replaced a burnt iginition wire. the bike is still lacking power, would there be any other solutions, I don't want to spend an arm and leg to get it going

    please help!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    When my bike is not running, I keep gettin gas in my oil an I would like to know what my problem is before I destroy my bike, it's been jetted over an I would like the best advise. An also does the throttle position sensor have an adjustment on it?



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Not often i see good questions like this. I would start with riching the carbs a bit. Another possible simple solution is to get your plugs check to make sure they are firing at full capacity, either one can cause the problems you have described. My first guess though would be the carbs, it sounds like the throttle is set a bit off to what it should be at. The fact that your bike runs fine otherwise also suggests this conclusion.

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