Cylinder shut off

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by lallytunes, Mar 23, 2009.

  1. lallytunes

    lallytunes New Member

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    I wanted to see how many people are using the cylinder shut off feature.
    Am I correct in that it does not turn back on until you throttle forward again??
    I don't see the need personally unless it is a scorcher of a day and/or in bad traffic...but then again I guess thats why they did it.
    Just your thoughts on this..
     
  2. Dr. Dolittle

    Dr. Dolittle Experienced Member Staff Member Moderator Contributor

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    I leave my system armed/engaged 100% of the time and let the programming decide when it's necessary and when it's not. I swear mine has only kicked in once - bumper to bumper traffic at Biketoberfest last October.
     
  3. Dave T

    Dave T Member

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    :D I also leave mine engaged all the time. The only time mine has kicked in was when I was tuning my TFI. When that happened the 1st pot light (green) flashed, but stopped as soon as throttle was applied and the cylinder started again. I've got 1900 miles on the 09 SG but haven't riden in very warm weather yet.
     
  4. Bud White

    Bud White Well-Known Member Retired Moderators

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    mines on i have heard it once
     
  5. oldgeezer

    oldgeezer Active Member

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    Mine is off. I can tell on that right leg it she is warming up and I need to be rolling!!!:bigsmiley10:
     
  6. bfmitch

    bfmitch Active Member

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    I rented an '09 Ultra Classic in Las Vegas a couple weeks ago. When the outside temperature was up near 70 and I was stopped at a light for awhile, you could hear the difference when the rear cylinder shut off. Las Vegas has long red lights.

    I found it was best when riding two up to blip the throttle and get the rear cyclinder going before letting out the clutch. I almost stalled out when getting going from a red light.
     
  7. larryjmiller

    larryjmiller Junior Member

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    I haven't turned mine on yet but that's one reason I bought an 09. I'll try it when it gets hot. I have lowers on my RK so it tends to run a little hot (on the right leg) now. But it's still cold (60 in So Cal is darn cold brrrrrr).
     
  8. XBAJBUSX

    XBAJBUSX Member

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    is mine 2008 electra glide classic equip with that ?can someone tell me step by step instruction how to do it
     
  9. Jammr

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  10. glider

    glider Veteran Member

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