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FI LIGHT COMES ON AND LOSES POWER THEN IT SHUTS OFF THEN FINE

I HAVE A 2006 1600 VULCAN NOMAD THE FI LIGHT COMES ON THEN THE BIKE WILL SPUDDER THEN WHEN I GIVE IT GAS THE LIGHT WILL SHUT OFF THEN THE BIKE RUNS FINE. IT DOES IT MOST OF THE TIME WHEN I SLOW DOWN QUICK. IS THERE A SENSOR OR IS THE FI PUMP.

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It could need the ECU software updated, some manufactures are still screwing up they're fuel injection, the dealership should do free of charge. Failing that it could be something as simple as dirt in the injectors which should work itself free in time. Cant see it being something major on such a new bike, as I said contact your dealership to see if there's an update.

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