engine cutting out
bonniebecky

Rhyl, UK

#1 Apr 28, 2010
Anyone have this problem? I've had my bonne from new (now clocked up 11,000 mls). The 1st 6000+mls no probs then it just started randomly cutting out as if someone had suddenly shut the throttle off - not good when you're in the outside lane, filtering or overtaking! Happens so intermittently I just can't get to the bottom of it. Must have done 600 mls now and not happened once.

Always happens when I'm accelerating - originally within about 100yds after starting it up but more recently it's done it 5-10 mls into a run! Pretty sure it's not fuel, feel more electrical - almost like I've hit the kill switch. Have tried 'jump' starting it to no effect but when I pull over and turn off the ignition and wait a moment, it always starts and no further problems ...... till the next time.

Just wondering if anyone out there has heard of/experienced the same and found a solution?
nev

Australia

#2 Nov 25, 2010
did you sort it out? my 2003 bonnie 49000kms just died during weekend ride. after 20mins, runs great then dies again after 2 mins? replaced coil, didn't fix?
bonniebecky

Saint Peter Port, Guernsey

#3 Nov 25, 2010
No, never did find the cause but someone suggested it was a very well known grocery store's petrol so I've changed where I get fuel from and it hasn't happened again!

Might be worth a try for you?

Cheers
Becky
chopz

Curtin, Australia

#4 May 26, 2011
try looking at your safety switch for your side stand the screw sometimes comes out and the bike will stop for no reason
bonniebiker

Saint Peter Port, Guernsey

#5 May 28, 2011
Did give a good clean around the kick stand and no loose screws but Im very pleased to say it hasn't happened again to date, so I still lean towards maybe it was to do with the fuel supplier. I go to the Co op now:)

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