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Limp mode
« on: August 17, 2019, 03:27:46 pm »
Hi Dogs need some advice my GSA 1200 L C goes into limp mode after a long run, bike wont rev but once u switch the bike off and restart all is good
anybody out there have this problem
 

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Re: Limp mode
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2019, 03:54:29 pm »
Diagnostic test will reveal the error code.

Does the engine light come on when its in limp mode?
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Re: Limp mode
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2019, 04:16:28 pm »
Hi Dogs need some advice my GSA 1200 L C goes into limp mode after a long run, bike wont rev but once u switch the bike off and restart all is good
anybody out there have this problem

Tip:Do not start your bike until the "ON Screen" diagnostics has completed.Sometimes a person is in a rush and want to start the bike immediatly after turning the key.....Wait.
 

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Re: Limp mode
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2019, 05:04:53 pm »
Hi Dogs need some advice my GSA 1200 L C goes into limp mode after a long run, bike wont rev but once u switch the bike off and restart all is good
anybody out there have this problem

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Re: Limp mode
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2019, 08:40:22 pm »
Advrider has a lot of threads on this issue. 
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Re: Limp mode
« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2019, 03:19:42 pm »
katana what you on about
 

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Re: Limp mode
« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2019, 06:26:53 pm »
katana what you on about
On the GS spot section there has been quite a bit of noise of GSW's going to limp mode randomly.  It would seem a software update and sometimes replacement of the RHS controls - fly by wire throttle - cures the issue.

For example:  https://advrider.com/f/threads/another-limp-mode-thread-how-many-will-it-take.1298035/

Edit:  sarcasm removed.   :-[
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Re: Limp mode
« Reply #7 on: August 19, 2019, 09:53:13 am »
Had a similar issue, tried the reset but to no avail. Problem started without warning, dealer struggled for almost 2 months. Turned out to be incorrect software downloaded when serviced. :o
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Re: Limp mode
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2019, 08:04:22 pm »
Has this issue been resolved, Keith?
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