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I have a '01 RC51 that had a dynojet powercommander 2 on it when i bought it about 8 months ago. Yesterday is started acting up...its hard to start, hard to keep it idling, doesn't sound smooth when it is idling, and when i put it in gear it dies. I don't know if it could have anything to do with the powercommander or if anyone has had similar problems.
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You could try disconnecting the power commander and reconnecting the OEM cables to see if the problem changes for the better or different.
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I reconnected the OEM cables and it did run but it felt like I was on a XR100...
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Check the fuel pressure regulator, they do fail.The battery would be next, then sparkplugs.I always start with the simple easy checks first.It could even be a bad batch of fuel

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I didn't even think about the fuel pressure regulator...thank you!
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Check the fuel pressure regulator, they do fail.The battery would be next, then sparkplugs.I always start with the simple easy checks first.It could even be a bad batch of fuel
+1, especially if this has been sitting and no fuel stabilizer was added.

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Check the fuel pressure regulator, they do fail.The battery would be next, then sparkplugs.I always start with the simple easy checks first.It could even be a bad batch of fuel
had the same issue and it winded up being the battery

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Might just have some bad fuel too man, had the same thing happen to me the other day
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thanks for all the help guys..this forum is awesome
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