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Alright a month ago I bought a 2007 Yamaha R6 with 1mile on it, brand new.... broke it in just like they said, and everything even had the 600mile oil change. I keep it in showroom condition and don't rag on it too much. I recentely just switched over to Repsol 20W-50 but that is what the DEALER recommended and said it would be fine. (If this is the downfall of my bike you can bet there will be a lawsuit) but anyways, I even ran Motul EngineFlush through it like he said too and it drained all the regular oil out... and put the new oil and oil fiter in.

Same problem as before... but a little worse, when I go to get on it in 1st gear it boggs like it wants to stall out! I am talking full throttle in order to get in front of a big rig coming down a two lane road, me from a stand sill off the clutch and everything its like bog bog bog, vrooom and goes. The shifts are getting way clunkier too and I'm always missing 2nd gear, it is going into neutural more and more.

What is going on? The problem is the dealer I bought it from is in Virginia, and I now reside in FL? I'm under the impression it's under warranty, and on top of that we got the care pacage / extended warranty for like 4 years.

So what do I do?
and what does warranty really cover? I'm broke as a joke, but this is bullshit it's a brand new bike I've actually taken care of!
 

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Yamaha factory covers the bike for 12 months off the bat anyway. As long as your new dealer is a Yamaha dealer they can do the warranty work. Usually you need to know the problem before you can know if it is warranty (obviously they don't cover things that are your fault). I have been told by several friends that are in the business that Yamaha is a push over with warranty and they can warranty almost anything so....that being said I would take it in and explain the issue. Show your receipts for the service done so far and see what they say. If you don't get the answer you want, try another dealer. I can not see why your issue would not be covered but I also don't know any more than what your story tells.
 

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Yamaha factory covers the bike for 12 months off the bat anyway. As long as your new dealer is a Yamaha dealer they can do the warranty work. Usually you need to know the problem before you can know if it is warranty (obviously they don't cover things that are your fault). I have been told by several friends that are in the business that Yamaha is a push over with warranty and they can warranty almost anything so....that being said I would take it in and explain the issue. Show your receipts for the service done so far and see what they say. If you don't get the answer you want, try another dealer. I can not see why your issue would not be covered but I also don't know any more than what your story tells.
I'm at 2800 miles.... only did the 600mile service.
am I all right?

and I lied, I do some wheelies time to time.
but for real the bike is broken in, and shouldn't be ****ing up like this? i don't wanna say I should have stayed with Honda....

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I don't see why you would have an issue with the warranty. A "few" wheelies isn't going to cause the problem you describe. Have you checked the air filter? Again you really shouldn't need to but I would because I like to figure things out on my own. I could sit here and guess all day about the problem but guessing will get us nowhere. I really think the dealer will take care of it just be polite with them about the issue. No reason going in angry. Trust me that only works if they're rude to you first. The people I have dealt with so far have been more than happy to help me.
 

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I'm at 2800 miles.... only did the 600mile service.
am I all right?

and I lied, I do some wheelies time to time.
but for real the bike is broken in, and shouldn't be ****ing up like this? i don't wanna say I should have stayed with Honda....

lol
I am going to tell you the truth...

The dealership sales I believe 2 insurance types and they cover different things... You need to review your warranty information because they are going to need to have it approved before you get any work done...
Western and something else. Look @ the paper work or you are screwed
 

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search wheelie and you'll notice that doing that causes problems. R6's don't like wheelies!!!
 

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y does the r6 not like wheelies? it is a sportbike
 

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ignore him, r6 is just like any other bike and you can wheelie on all of them. and even if they didnt...one or two pops up isnt gonna cause major damage unless your underfilled your oil.

does the oil your using contain friction modifiers? because if so, thats bad for the r6's wet clutch set-up and could cause problems
 

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Take it to yamaha it should be under warranty.

Also is this your first bike you have ever owned?
 

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Yamaha is pretty good at covering things under warranty. I have a bike in now that with a busted trans that was clearly abused and it's going to be covered. Don't think you'll be safe with a Honda. I also have a new 1000RR in with 1200 miles and a blown motor.
 

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Get it in the shop and don't tell them about the wheelies. Like I said, there is a bike in that has had the crap beat out of it, but he claims he babied it and Yamaha is replacing the trans. I can run your VIN if you want and see what warranty you have. Be glad you don't have a Suzuki. Those bastards won't cover ANYTHING.
 

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Get it in the shop and don't tell them about the wheelies. Like I said, there is a bike in that has had the crap beat out of it, but he claims he babied it and Yamaha is replacing the trans. I can run your VIN if you want and see what warranty you have. Be glad you don't have a Suzuki. Those bastards won't cover ANYTHING.
Well I went and the service writer took it for a spin.... said he noticed absolutly nothing was wrong. Said this bike constantly bogs in 1st gear and you have to rev it up to 10grand to get it to not bog when you leave a light.... what the ****? :mad: He then asked me if this was my first bike and if I knew how to ride decent?!:mad::mad::mad: What the hell! The "tech" never even looked at it, cause the guy was like if he can't find something serious wrong then it's $120 fee for you.... and my bike only has 2800 miles on it now.

What is this bullshit! Hey man, my VIN is JYARJ12E27A018065 and yeah see what you can pull up..... Something is wrong with this bike because my friend has the same exact one, bone stock, and there's no bogging or complete almost loss of power when leaving from a dead stop sometimes.

I've ridden countless 07 R6, so YES i understand they don't have good low end but damn some power is better than none.... and to try to imply to me I'm some type of an idiot that doesn't know how to ride.
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Sounds like the service writer doesn't want to deal with you. I'm not there to see/ride the bike so I can't be 100% sure, but I know mine doesn't seem at all powerful until 7 or 8K. And I do know that under full throttle it does bog till about 10k. If I open the throttle more evenly it actually accellerates faster.
 

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I can't say that my bike has had the easiest life. Heck, It went in for its 600 mile service at like 3200 miles, and I've changed the oil 2 times since then, and I've had no problems I'm at like 9100 now. I bought it new last june..
 

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just take it in, and pretend you dont know anything about bikes. ask them wtf is going on because you just bought it!
 

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get some other people's opinions who you trust to ride the bike then take that shit in and get it fixed mine doesn't bog unless i'm under like 3grand regardless of throttle position their FI remember
 

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Your warranty is good through 3/14/09. If you think something's wrong get it in the shop. It's not the service writers job to decide if there's something wrong with your bike. Ask for the service manager to take a look at it.
 

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sounds normal to me. Its not really "bogging", its just that the 06-07 R6 don't have that low end, so you have to give it time to get to there, which is around 8-10k in first. Also you missed a service change between your 600 and 2600miles... if your so anyalitical.
 
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