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It seems you have done some prof work since from the outset

are you a prof mech?

Yet trouble codes sometimes made you scratch your head... is so also on networking...
IMO with some more thinking you will eventually understand
Thanks; no I am not a professional mechanic, it's just a hobby; but I am an engineer, so a bit familiar with technology in general.
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Then I checked the VSS-sensor, the CKP-sensor and the connectors.
I found some mud at the VSS-Sensor.
I cleaned the sensor and reassembled everything; and no more P0505.

I just wonder as a VSS fault should also cause a P0501 or P0502; but the only code I had was P0505...
Interesting. That is odd that a P0505 was caused by the VSS, but VSS is used by the ECM to determine idle speed. The ECM doesn't control to the target idle speed when you are moving. Once stopped (or nearly so), then the bike goes to target idle speed. This is one of the reasons why it's important to make sure to have proper gearing adjustments in the PV/ECM.
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Interesting. That is odd that a P0505 was caused by the VSS, but VSS is used by the ECM to determine idle speed. The ECM doesn't control to the target idle speed when you are moving. Once stopped (or nearly so), then the bike goes to target idle speed. This is one of the reasons why it's important to make sure to have proper gearing adjustments in the PV/ECM.
Agree; as the ride, when the problem occurred, was VERY wet, the first assumption was, it must be moisture in a connector, a fuse-, relay- or battery-problem; next assumption was an intake-, an IAC- or TPS-problem; as I have the second complete fuel injection assembly, it was quite easy to change all sensors and the injectors and afterwards also the body, the manifold and the gaskets / without the spare parts the search would have been much more difficult; while searching for the Gremlin I also bought a complete XR wiring harness with relays, fuses, lockset, keys, fobs, ... / found it at a quite reasonable price...
I read about people who had two and three dealers looking for their bikes with the P0505; without success; some were fighting with the Gremlin more than a year; I am quite happy to be able to find the fault within "just" two weeks.
The VSS makes sense, but still don't understand why no P0501 or P0502 popped up.
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What did you use to seal the wheels?
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again some "pics from today"; this time perfect weather- and road-condition





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Gorgeous bike
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Thanks Nibelungen!

Last week I fabricated some new headlight brackets to fit the the Duc carbon fiber windshield (it fits perfect with the Buell headlight); they are a bit longer...























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As I am not the biggest fan of visible carbon fiber, I decided to add some more black; first I thought about some paint, but as I have never "wrapped" any parts, I watched some youtube videos, decided to give it a try and ordered some 3M satin black car wrap... first try and it is perfect; I like this "stuff"!

















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As i said before...
your work seems that of a prof...

That said...
i liked very much the carbon fiber look...
but...
de gustibus...

P.s. In this gorgeous forum... i had seen in more than one year many beautiful rides...
yet yours is the one i would hypotethically like to test ride...

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