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Offline ZedRed

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Weird electrical noise when engine shutoff
« on: May 17, 2019, 11:50:28 PM »
Good evening gents,

So had a question, I've already noticed this several times:

once I shut off my z900, and pull out the key, the bike makes electric noises similar to the ones when you turn the key into ignition.

Today I rode the bike for a bit, turned her off and took key out... Then I come back hour and a half later and just as I'm approaching it, it's making that same noise again.

Duration usually lasts 10-15s.

Could be a normal thing, I have no idea. Anyone else experience this?

Thanks

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Offline quantum

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Re: Weird electrical noise when engine shutoff
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2019, 11:53:34 PM »
that's your flux-capacitor discharging
who are you to tell me i can't smoke a cigar and eat a cheeseburger while texting on my motorcycle?!?!?!?

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Offline ZedRed

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Re: Weird electrical noise when engine shutoff
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2019, 11:54:47 PM »
*Originally Posted by quantum [+]
that's your flux-capacitor discharging

Ye pullin me leg?
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Offline quantum

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Re: Weird electrical noise when engine shutoff
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2019, 11:55:31 PM »
*Originally Posted by ZedRed [+]
Ye pullin me leg?
negative, ghost-rider
who are you to tell me i can't smoke a cigar and eat a cheeseburger while texting on my motorcycle?!?!?!?

IG: @moar_beard

Offline petrorabbit

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Re: Weird electrical noise when engine shutoff
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2019, 12:59:05 AM »
it's the gas tank venting i'm sure, mine does it too

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Re: Weird electrical noise when engine shutoff
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2019, 01:37:44 AM »
*Originally Posted by quantum [+]
negative, ghost-rider

It is either that or the tank venting...hard to diagnose over the internet

Offline Frontline

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Re: Weird electrical noise when engine shutoff
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2019, 01:42:11 AM »
Next time you hear this, open the gas cap and watch it go away.


Offline ZedRed

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Re: Weird electrical noise when engine shutoff
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2019, 01:49:27 AM »
*Originally Posted by ras [+]
It is either that or the tank venting...hard to diagnose over the internet

Alright will try that, thanks guys! I was going crazy thinking it was something
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Re: Weird electrical noise when engine shutoff
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2019, 01:54:54 AM »
Most likly is just your tank venting...next time you hear it pop open your gas cap and it will stop.
 Then you will know for certain