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Old 11-04-2012, 04:57 PM   #1
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need help, sluggish in 1st gear

I got on my 04 R6 to ride to work, once on it I noticed it was sluggish and unresponsive in 1st gear and partly in 2nd. The rest of the gears are fine. Need help please.
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Old 11-04-2012, 06:53 PM   #2
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Re: need help, sluggish in 1st gear

Sounds like a dirty or bad TPS. Was the bike fully warmed up? Go into diag mode and check the stored codes (read how in your service manual). You can do a TPS test while you're in there too, twist it slow and see if the number jumps around, and make sure the min and max numbers are within spec.

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