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I fitted a new sensor and my bike does not start at all after fitting. Before I fitted the new sensor, I took it to Truimph and they had it on the dianostics and they told me to fit a new sensor.It also had a problem to start with the old sensor.

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  • wilcorisk Dec 14, 2009

    Air temprature sensor on the airbox.Before my bike also had a problem to start, specialy when it is cold.I took it to Truimph and the diagnostic showed that the sensor need to be replaced. It also smells madly fuel when I start the bike.

  • wilcorisk Dec 14, 2009

    Thank you for the advice, and will do it. Strangle, when I push start the bike, it stars, but puff a lot. I will give feedback on your advice.

  • JR in SC May 11, 2010

    What kind of sensor is this? What were the symptoms before and after?

    Many sensors (O2 for instance) you can simply disconnect it and try.

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Thanks for your feedback. When you say "It also smells madly fuel when I start the bike." does the bike start?
I'm going to assume not.
I don't know much about Fuel Injection but there is three things motors need to run - compression, fuel and spark. It sounds like you have compression and fuel, so we need to check for spark.
Chances are the plugs are simply fouled with gas. You can simply buy new plugs (esp if they're old) or check the existing ones for spark.
CHECK FOR SPARK The best way is to remove all of the sparkplugs, re-connect them to their wires, rest the threads against a good ground. Turn the motor over and look for a good fat white spark.
If no spark, make sure all 'safety' switches are in a start position (side stand up, neutral, kill switch on etc.)
Good lcuk & let us know!
Be sure to put a dab of neversieze on the sparkplug threads when re-installing.

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  • JR in SC Dec 15, 2009

    Thanks - puffing can be plug-related too!


    Good luck!

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