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Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:51:17 +0000

Hooked
GTS (Roma), BMW R1200RT (Autobahn), BMW R1200R (Fraulein), Honda CRF 230
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Hooked
GTS (Roma), BMW R1200RT (Autobahn), BMW R1200R (Fraulein), Honda CRF 230
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Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:51:17 +0000 linkquote
When I shut the bike down it makes a sound similar to pressure escaping. Seems to be every few seconds. I pulled the pet carrier and its coming from the engine compartment. I smell fuel. At first I thought it was a fuel pump that would not stop cycling but maybe its a pressure relief from the fuel system and doing what it should. Not sure I ever noticed this before but maybe I wasn't paying attention. Its been hot, in the 90's this weekend. Is this normal?
Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:53:32 +0000

Gobshite Shiva
Kymco Downtown 300i the 'Dolphin Noise'
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Location: London UK
 
Gobshite Shiva
Kymco Downtown 300i the 'Dolphin Noise'
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Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:53:32 +0000 linkquote
yup, it's normal. check out this thread ... there are links to four similar threads in the final post:

wierd noise when I park the GTS
Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:59:38 +0000

Molto Verboso
2007 Vespa GTS 250ie
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Location: Titusville Florida
 
Molto Verboso
2007 Vespa GTS 250ie
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Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:59:38 +0000 linkquote
Re: My scooter "farts"
roadscholar wrote:
When I shut the bike down it makes a sound similar to pressure escaping. Seems to be every few seconds. I pulled the pet carrier and its coming from the engine compartment. I smell fuel. At first I thought it was a fuel pump that would not stop cycling but maybe its a pressure relief from the fuel system and doing what it should. Not sure I ever noticed this before but maybe I wasn't paying attention. Its been hot, in the 90's this weekend. Is this normal?
Add some of this to your tank and it will stop.

Mon, 27 Apr 2009 00:26:33 +0000

Hooked
GTS (Roma), BMW R1200RT (Autobahn), BMW R1200R (Fraulein), Honda CRF 230
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Hooked
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 00:26:33 +0000 linkquote
Genie wrote
Quote:
yup, it's normal. check out this thread ... there are links to four similar threads in the final post:
Those posts are funny. I thought it was normal but wasn't sure. Thanks!

JLB, I should take the beano but my wife would wonder what happened to me if I stopped making noise.
Mon, 27 Apr 2009 00:40:49 +0000

Moderaptor
The Hornet (GT200, aka Love Bug) and 'Dimples' - a GTS 300
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Location: Pleasant Hill, CA
 
Moderaptor
The Hornet (GT200, aka Love Bug) and 'Dimples' - a GTS 300
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 00:40:49 +0000 linkquote
She would think you had "lost confidence".
Mon, 27 Apr 2009 05:00:08 +0000

Petty Tyrant
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Petty Tyrant
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 05:00:08 +0000 linkquote
I nominate this topic for a wiki article. Not just a pointer to other threads, but a wiki article explaining the phenomenon, with information culled from the various threads on the topic.

A free MV patch to the author...
Mon, 27 Apr 2009 05:32:00 +0000

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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 05:32:00 +0000 linkquote
jess wrote:
I nominate this topic for a wiki article. Not just a pointer to other threads, but a wiki article explaining the phenomenon, with information culled from the various threads on the topic.

A free MV patch to the author...

Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:54:55 +0000

Molto Verboso
2007 Vespa GTS 250ie
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Molto Verboso
2007 Vespa GTS 250ie
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:54:55 +0000 linkquote
L from Jersey wrote:
jess wrote:
I nominate this topic for a wiki article. Not just a pointer to other threads, but a wiki article explaining the phenomenon, with information culled from the various threads on the topic.

A free MV patch to the author...

Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:56:56 +0000

Size of a Chaffinch
PX 125 "The Bruise" (SOLD)
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Location: London
 
Size of a Chaffinch
PX 125 "The Bruise" (SOLD)
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:56:56 +0000 linkquote
jess wrote:
I nominate this topic for a wiki article. Not just a pointer to other threads, but a wiki article explaining the phenomenon, with information culled from the various threads on the topic.

A free MV patch to the author...
Yes, the wiki awaits more information on this point as I type.
Mon, 27 Apr 2009 13:03:31 +0000

El Macho
KTM Super Duke 1290, Vespa GTS 300
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El Macho
KTM Super Duke 1290, Vespa GTS 300
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 13:03:31 +0000 linkquote
jess wrote:
I nominate this topic for a wiki article. Not just a pointer to other threads, but a wiki article explaining the phenomenon, with information culled from the various threads on the topic.

A free MV patch to the author...
Sort of done, work in progress.

FAQ: Why does my GTS groan/moan/moo or fart when off?

I'm just thinking that the Scooter related FAQ looks a bit messy and needs to be further subdivided. Let me think about that one. Suggestions welcome.

Possible subdivisions:

Noises
Fuelling
Motor
Brakes
Technical

Last edited by DougL on Mon, 27 Apr 2009 13:24:17 +0000; edited 1 time
Mon, 27 Apr 2009 13:07:13 +0000

Hooked
Dragon Red LX 150 (Hillary)
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Hooked
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 13:07:13 +0000 linkquote
That photo is SICK

Paul
Mon, 27 Apr 2009 13:36:55 +0000

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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 13:36:55 +0000 linkquote
JLB wrote:
L from Jersey wrote:
jess wrote:
I nominate this topic for a wiki article. Not just a pointer to other threads, but a wiki article explaining the phenomenon, with information culled from the various threads on the topic.

A free MV patch to the author...

{(picture deleted)}
That was soooooo not what I had in mind!
Mon, 27 Apr 2009 13:39:55 +0000

El Macho
KTM Super Duke 1290, Vespa GTS 300
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El Macho
KTM Super Duke 1290, Vespa GTS 300
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 13:39:55 +0000 linkquote
On second thoughts the FAQ page is fine, but I've just altered the order of things and put in a few line breaks to make it a bit easier to read.
Mon, 27 Apr 2009 19:19:18 +0000

Hooked
GTS (Roma), BMW R1200RT (Autobahn), BMW R1200R (Fraulein), Honda CRF 230
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Hooked
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Location: Bowie, MD
Mon, 27 Apr 2009 19:19:18 +0000 linkquote
Many thanks to all of you who will contribute to the wiki or FAQ. Great idea. When searching for a problem that makes a noise but no other symptoms, the keywords for the search are critical. It looks like you have them covered, mine does sound somewhat like a "moo" as well as a fart. I almost did a search on "fart" but was afraid what it might turn up. Once again, MV to the quick rescue.
Mon, 27 Apr 2009 20:23:52 +0000

Petty Tyrant
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 20:23:52 +0000 linkquote
dougl65 wrote:
On second thoughts the FAQ page is fine, but I've just altered the order of things and put in a few line breaks to make it a bit easier to read.
I nominate Kate (being the Wiki Moderator on the scene) to be the arbiter of done-ness for this wiki article.

Mon, 27 Apr 2009 20:45:55 +0000

El Macho
KTM Super Duke 1290, Vespa GTS 300
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El Macho
KTM Super Duke 1290, Vespa GTS 300
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 20:45:55 +0000 linkquote
jess wrote:
I nominate Kate (being the Wiki Moderator on the scene) to be the arbiter of done-ness for this wiki article.

That's a cop-out....
Mon, 27 Apr 2009 20:54:37 +0000

Size of a Chaffinch
PX 125 "The Bruise" (SOLD)
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Location: London
 
Size of a Chaffinch
PX 125 "The Bruise" (SOLD)
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Mon, 27 Apr 2009 20:54:37 +0000 linkquote
A decision has been reached but you will need to access the wiki to discover it.
   

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