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I have it running, and the gauge pod I scored off ebay for $45 seems to be blinking FI and has redlight on in that engine/oil/FI section. It says FI in the temperature location every few seconds.
No I didn't let it overheat or run it low on anything, I barely ran it to 170F and shut it down.
I have 100% h2o in the radiator that I filled today, and it was 90F when I filled it, and freezing temps will not appear for 6 months. Oil level is fine, all the rest is OK AFAIK.
So what could be making that red light and have it say FI ?
 

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That is not the drain. That is the bleeder. The drain is forward of the pump in the main cover.

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Thanks, I ran and drained and flushed it via that bolt, its the lowest point in the cooling system right ?
Now I plan to run distilled water in it for a few miles and dump it and flush it with air when warm, then put that non green - I think its red antifreeze after the system is dry. Because I put some dirty water in it from my garden hose. Recommend it ? Or stay with the green ? Or suggest what is better. The bike is missing the radiator fan but its not going to need that for a bit, I am not riding it and into traffic etc etc for a while.
 

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The green coolant is the recommended one, its in it from new......fill with clean water, run and flush, twice, the remove any old coolant....
 
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Best way to get the TPS done, is to set the dash line in the middle at idle....1400 ish.....and then ever so sowly increase revs to about 1750 and the line should jump to the top.....
Adjust until it suits..... works well and is super easy...
 
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Oh we can run the bike when in dealer mode ? I am actually completely lost here, I've never touched FI on anything. I am the resident carb expert on GSTwin and this is alien cos its not like a synch either. I dont even know what the underlying principle even is. or how a cable swap to longer cables threw it off. I took the TB's off - did that do it ?
 

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It will only run in dealer mode ? Now thats new to me.....never heard of that before.
Was the bike running before you did the cable swap, without dealer mode ?
Was the instrument cluster replaced ? It has to be a kind for kind, market specific cluster..... and a 650 cluster wont suit a 1000 either.
 
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