The Mystery Deepens

Well, after spending all morning at the dealership, they still don’t know why the bike is popping on deceleration. It’s not throwing an error code. No warning lights are displayed. According to the bike’s ECU, everything is peachy keen.

They’re going to have to call Yamaha tomorrow, and see if the corporate tech boys have a clue.

Author: Dale Franks

Dale Franks is the former host of The Business Day, ”a daily, four-hour business and financial news program on KMNY Radio in Los Angeles. From 2002-2004, he was a contributor on military and international affairs for TechCentralStation.com. Currently, he a publisher and editor of the monthly political journal The New Libertarian, as well as an editor of the popular web log, Q and O. Dale served as a military police officer in the United States Air Force from 1984 to 1993, in variety of assignments both in the United States and Europe, where he also was assigned to the staff of the Headquarters of Allied Forces Central Europe. In addition to broadcasting, writing, and speaking on various topics, Dale has also been a long-time technical training instructor on a variety of computer software and technology subjects. Dale has also long been involved with information technology as an accomplished web designer, programmer, and technologist, serving as the corporate knowledge specialist for Microsoft Outlook at SAIC, the nation's largest employee-owned corporation. Additionally, he is the author of a number of software user guides used for classroom training by one of Southern California’'s premier computer training and consulting firms. His book, SLACKERNOMICS: Basic Economics for People Who Find Economics Boring, is available from Barnes & Noble.

2 thoughts on “The Mystery Deepens”

  1. Hi Dale,

    Any news on the Feej? Hope both the bike and and you folks are doing well. Looking forward to meeting ya’ll at the ride on the 24th.

    Neil

  2. I am most assuredly incorrect but would like to suggest a couple of things.
    Tighten the valve specs to the tightest allowed, secondly balance the throttle bodies, both mechanically and fuel air mix respectively. These issues can prove to be diabolical in proving why a backfire/pop occurs.
    Best O luck.

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