RentAGuzzi Motorcycle Rentals & Tours – Los Angeles CA
  1. Ciao Guest, Happy 2019! Note all of our products and custom bike builds are now on our sister site; GTMotoCycles.com. You may need a new username and password to get into the new GTM Store system - pending and past order info is available there. NOTE: We are not Amazon, we are a tiny one man operation. Thanks for your patience on orders. GuzziTech is now back to our origins; Enjoy the Guzzi Community Forum and Resources here. There is zero tolerance on personal attacks and off-site links to other Forums or competing products. Note there's decades of Guzzi hands-on experienced help on this site, all whom give endless amounts of their time for free - be courteous. For those who are new here, the owner of this site (Todd - GT-Rx®) has been immersed in Guzzis since 1999. He's raced and wrenched for two-thirds of his life, both Pro dirt-track and road-race, and contributed to Cycle World Magazine from 2000 until 2007. He began Guzzi dyno performance modifying and fuel tuning in 2001, and has been wrenching them full time since 2007. His GT MotoCycles workshop has been open for ~4 years in Orange, CA. We do not have a phone number for this site or GTM, we're online only... do not ask us to call you. Click on the Service tab above for more info or to book an appointment -- it is not a retail shop to visit. If you're in L.A., you can come sample our work via our rental fleet - click the image link above. In a few short years GuzziTech.com will hit the 20 year mark of providing advice and tech tips for free. Understand that this is a privately paid for website, not a free social media platform littered with ads to help pay for it. Donations appreciated via the Account upgrade (see Site Support section below) or the Donate tab above, which unlocks all of the content here along with the Classifieds, Ask the Wrench sections and our Seasonal discount notices. Thank you for all of the continued support and contributions.

2013 V7 Pulsing Idle

Discussion in 'V7/V85/V9 Chat & Tech' started by Larry Vance, Dec 3, 2018.

  1. Larry Vance

    Larry Vance Tuned and Synch'ed

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2014
    Messages:
    75
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Connecticut
    Just went for a short ride to top off tank, no problems. When I got home I shut the bike off to open the garage, when I restarted the idle was pulsating up and down about 500 to 1000rpm. 8600 miles, all stock always idled steady at 1350. Any ideas? Thanks.
     
  2. Larry Vance

    Larry Vance Tuned and Synch'ed

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2014
    Messages:
    75
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Connecticut
    just checked, no fault codes when turned on or when started.
     
  3. V700Steve

    V700Steve Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Contributor

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2008
    Messages:
    472
    Likes Received:
    152
    Location:
    Atlanta area, GA
    If you just topped up fuel and wasn't upright it may have gotten into the EVAP canister system. That plays w/idle and until charcoal dries out may continue. All it has to do is splash in the cap ring and not on your tank for this to happen.
     
  4. Larry Vance

    Larry Vance Tuned and Synch'ed

    Joined:
    Jul 21, 2014
    Messages:
    75
    Likes Received:
    3
    Location:
    Connecticut
    Thanks I always fill with the bike on the center stand. When I let the bike sit for a couple of hours and left the cap of for about 20 minutes it started and idled fine.
     
  5. vagrant

    vagrant Cruisin' Guzzisti GT Contributor

    Joined:
    Aug 2, 2009
    Messages:
    454
    Likes Received:
    132
    Location:
    Gainesville, Ga. or Green Valley Az.
    lesson, don't use the center stand unless there is 300 miles of pavement in front of you with no gas!
     

Share This Page