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Mon, 18 Apr 2022 23:48:36 +0000

Enthusiast
2008 MP3 250
Joined: Mon, 06 Aug 2012 16:56:15 +0000
Posts: 65
Location: Jacksonville Florida
 
Enthusiast
2008 MP3 250
Joined: Mon, 06 Aug 2012 16:56:15 +0000
Posts: 65
Location: Jacksonville Florida
Mon, 18 Apr 2022 23:48:36 +0000 linkquote
My 08 MP3 250, will it run without the seat on? Did I read on here somewhere that the scoot won't rev over 1600 rpm without the seat on or at least closed. I've gotten somewhere in the past 4 months. Replaced fuel pump and injector and cleaned the throttle body best I could and she at least will start and run for 10 to 15 seconds without starting fluid but won't rev.. Most of the body work is still off along with the taillights. Anything there that would keep it from revving?
Tue, 19 Apr 2022 06:22:40 +0000

Addicted
2015 MP3 500 ie Business
Joined: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 17:22:26 +0000
Posts: 909
Location: Belgium
 
Addicted
2015 MP3 500 ie Business
Joined: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 17:22:26 +0000
Posts: 909
Location: Belgium
Tue, 19 Apr 2022 06:22:40 +0000 linkquote
MP3s have a seat sensor. Without some load on the saddle, the bike will not rev.
Tue, 19 Apr 2022 09:05:26 +0000

Ossessionato
Gilera Fuoco 500ie
Joined: Sun, 11 Oct 2009 13:35:31 +0000
Posts: 4411
Location: Netherlands Olst
 
Ossessionato
Gilera Fuoco 500ie
Joined: Sun, 11 Oct 2009 13:35:31 +0000
Posts: 4411
Location: Netherlands Olst
Tue, 19 Apr 2022 09:05:26 +0000 linkquote
yes it will simply unlock tilt lock but i should run longer then 10 to 15 secs
Tue, 19 Apr 2022 13:42:05 +0000

Moderatus Rana
MP3 250 and 2 MP3 500s
Joined: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 17:56:22 +0000
Posts: 22397
Location: Nashville, Indiana
 
Moderatus Rana
MP3 250 and 2 MP3 500s
Joined: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 17:56:22 +0000
Posts: 22397
Location: Nashville, Indiana
Tue, 19 Apr 2022 13:42:05 +0000 linkquote
Yeah either put the seat on and connect the sensor then sit on it (safest method) or put a jumper across the seat sensor clip and put it on the center stand.
Sat, 23 Apr 2022 15:20:54 +0000

Enthusiast
2008 MP3 250
Joined: Mon, 06 Aug 2012 16:56:15 +0000
Posts: 65
Location: Jacksonville Florida
 
Enthusiast
2008 MP3 250
Joined: Mon, 06 Aug 2012 16:56:15 +0000
Posts: 65
Location: Jacksonville Florida
Sat, 23 Apr 2022 15:20:54 +0000 linkquote
Can only a vespa dealer do the flash of the ECU? After reading about other peoples experience with that being done sounds like it couldn't hurt mine. Not sure I can really trust my local Vespa dealer. It's a Honda shop here in Jacksonville Fla. I've read that it's expensive, not sure what that means but I know this shop charges $90.00 per half hour. I would think it would take less than a half hour but who knows. I'm just like everyone else, I don't want to get screwed. Thanks. Tom
Sat, 23 Apr 2022 15:36:12 +0000

Addicted
2015 MP3 500 ie Business
Joined: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 17:22:26 +0000
Posts: 909
Location: Belgium
 
Addicted
2015 MP3 500 ie Business
Joined: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 17:22:26 +0000
Posts: 909
Location: Belgium
Sat, 23 Apr 2022 15:36:12 +0000 linkquote
Only Vespa/Piaggio dealers have access to the (dealer only) PADS tool to access to the ECU.

   

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