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My F5 is in the shop right now- got 190 miles on it. The first 189 miles were great- the last one sucked! The sled wont go over 40 mph and rpms barely get over 6000. I changed plugs which were very oily and checked the Power Valve and servo operation. I unhooked the PV cables from the servo and pulled on them and could feel the valves move and then snap back so I know they are not stuck. I ran the sled on a stand and watched the servo -it only moved a couple of times but could be because it wouldnt rev over 6000 rpm's. Possibly running on one cylinder but I gave up and took it to a dealer. Why should I waste my time trying to fix this peice of %*&#!

I've still got my '01 MXZ so I still have something to ride and it never lets me down.

I'm starting to think this sled is earning it's nickname- Firecrap!! :angry:

I'll let you know what they find.
 

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Originally posted by redfirecat03@Dec 31 2002, 08:42 AM
My F5 is in the shop right now- got 190 miles on it. The first 189 miles were great- the last one sucked! The sled wont go over 40 mph and rpms barely get over 6000. I changed plugs which were very oily and checked the Power Valve and servo operation. I unhooked the PV cables from the servo and pulled on them and could feel the valves move and then snap back so I know they are not stuck. I ran the sled on a stand and watched the servo -it only moved a couple of times but could be because it wouldnt rev over 6000 rpm's. Possibly running on one cylinder but I gave up and took it to a dealer. Why should I waste my time trying to fix this peice of %*&#!

I've still got my '01 MXZ so I still have something to ride and it never lets me down.

I'm starting to think this sled is earning it's nickname- Firecrap!! :angry:

I'll let you know what they find.
Sounds like the choke is stuck in closed !? :blink:
 

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mines well and barking with only 129 miles under her belt :D
 
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