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So, i was riding with some friends one of them, knocked her bike over, which in turn Knocked my bike over :banghead, Just my luck, When i picked it up it wouldn't start and the Fi light was flashing. I kept trying and i got it to start. A little background , I have a Leo Vinci Slip on exhaust, it came with a little metal piece you put under the seat( servo eliminator i think) to bypass the exhaust something check. So this little metal piece makes a noise every time i turn on the bike, before starting. Now it doesn't make the noise anymore and the Fi light keeps blinking...Do you guys have any suggestions, or off i go to the Stealership, This is for a 2011 zx6r, just serviced day before yesterday, roughly 3500 miles
 

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put the servo motor back to the way it was to diagnose what the problem is.

you dont really need the servo eliminator unless you are saving that little weight or making room for a power commander or traction control.
 

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oh yeah. learn to work on your own bike.
the service manual will teach you everything you need to do, believe it or not most stealerships tech's also browse through to manual.

i brought my zx6r to a shop once, and they could not figure out how to put the fairings back, took them 3 hours and i almost had to help them. NEVER AGAIN! unless its for a recall or something.
 

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most stealerships tech's also browse through to manual.
That is exactly what I told my GF about most of the mechanics you find at mom and pop shops. She thinks they are somehow more qualified than me to read a manual and fix a problem just because they work at a shop.

I mean, yes, there are all sorts of certifications and training available... but there are lots of people who have never had a day of schooling on being a mechanic who wrench on cars for a living.

This was in response to her telling me I wasn't "qualified" to take door panel off her car >.<

I pointed out the motorcycle I have been working on, that didn't go over well.
 

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So I took the plastics and the seat off, I don't think its a servo eliminator i think its a servo bypass, it came with the exhaust, The claws used to move right then left and back right, now it will move once and not move back, here is a picture i just took after taking the seat off, i'm still learning, just not 100% comfortable fixing my own bike yet
 

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That is exactly what I told my GF about most of the mechanics you find at mom and pop shops. She thinks they are somehow more qualified than me to read a manual and fix a problem just because they work at a shop.

I mean, yes, there are all sorts of certifications and training available... but there are lots of people who have never had a day of schooling on being a mechanic who wrench on cars for a living.

This was in response to her telling me I wasn't "qualified" to take door panel off her car >.<

I pointed out the motorcycle I have been working on, that didn't go over well.
^Completely right. I do almost all work on my car myself. A lot of people can fix their own vehicle if they try. The only trouble is diagnosing what needs repaired.
 

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Where is this metal box you speak of? All I see is the useless servo that does nothing but take up space. Could you take a picture with a flash or out in the sunlight so we can see the box?
If you do determine the issue to be the servo eliminator you can buy a servo buddy for $60 or build your own for $9. As for the servo it self, just rip that sucker out. You don't need it anymore.
 

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Most likely just have to reset the tip sensor. Get your parts diagrams and find out where they stashed it (most likely up behind the gauge cluster) and reset it. If all the bike did is fall over, then I highly doubt it's anything to do with your exhaust or servo.
 

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Good point Shifty.

What service code is your bike throwing? (Hold the Mode button for 3 seconds to check codes)

31: Vehicle Down Sensor
34: Exhaust Servo


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The tip over sensor is bolted to the back of the plastic tray that forms the bottom of your trunk. You will most likely need to remove the rear fairing to access it. These sensors are easily damaged by hard impact (although usually protected by the rest of the bike during a tip over) so you may need to replace it.
 

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turns out the servo motor's gears's are just fucked up and i need a new one, and its covered by warranty , i guess it was just a coincidence , side note cell phone fell out of my jacket pocket while riding, this genius forgot to zip it up, fucked up week
 
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