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- From: RSRiding@xxxxxxx
- Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2007 20:59:41 EDT
- Subject: Warning lights...
I have a '94 R1100RS with ~85,000 miles accumulated. This past weekend I rode
from eastern Tennessee up to Marietta OH (if you haven't been there, the
riding is terrific...and that's on the OH side of the river...West Virginia is
just a stone's throw away too) and had no problems. I stopped for fuel a few
miles into OH and had about 65 miles on the odo when I parked Saturday night. I,
fortunately, parked the bike just before getting hammered by a thunderstorm.
The bike was on the sidestand and seemed fine when I rode a couple of blocks
later in the evening (after the storm was long gone) while running an errand.
Sunday morning I headed back to Tennessee and the bike immediately started
the following symptom. It has a 15 second alternation between the low fuel
warning light being on and then off. It's not a serious problem because the fuel
gauge is working fine, but it's rather annoying. It crossed my mind that this
alternating warning light, which I have never seen before even after running the
tank pretty low at times, might be an indication of some other kind of fault.
I've had the light come on lots of times, but haven't seen it alternate.
During the ride home I stopped and refueled. The gauge went right to the top
but the blinking continued. I always assumed the low fuel warning light was on
a separate circuit than the fuel gauge and this seems to pretty well confirm
Is this just a fuel sensor issue of some kind or could there be some other
Thanks for your ideas,
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