Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: Weird starting problem

  1. #1
    Baby Twin
    Join Date
    Apr 2011

    Weird starting problem

    Try and explain this one to me:

    Bike was running and started fine.
    New tyres fitted.
    Bike started by garage to ride bike to front of garage. Engine turned off.
    I pay the bill and go to start my bike. It turns over but won't fire. It's making a bit of a noise and i start worrying about the sprag problem that i've read about on here. I then swap keys, trying the 'spare' instead of the 'usual one' (as i'd given the spare to the mechanic) and it started first time! Eh?
    I would have expected that both keys would have been identical (both are original) and that using either would make no difference.

    Anyone else had an issue like this? I;m thinking it was 'just' a glitch, either ECU or alarm...

  2. #2
    Superbike Twin
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    I know the 04 onwards has a chip in the key, maybe one is faulty and therein lies your problem

  3. #3
    Superbike Twin Arryace's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    keys with chips?
    a general rule is not to have more than one key near the ignition at any one time

Similar Discussions

  1. starting problem
    By Gumenetka in forum Aprilia RSVR
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: September 9th, 2012, 02:52 AM
  2. starting problem
    By dan.46 in forum Aprilia RSVR
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: August 15th, 2009, 12:34 AM
  3. Starting problem
    By Gravelrash in forum Aprilia RSVR
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: March 17th, 2009, 09:31 AM
  4. Replies: 4
    Last Post: June 28th, 2008, 10:18 AM
  5. Weird line & indicator
    By rsvnutter in forum Aprilia RSVR
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: June 9th, 2008, 04:01 AM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts