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So, I got the bike back from my dealer with an "update." The bike now stalls frequently. If you pull in the clutch when the revs are above say 4-5k the engine just stalls. The only way to keep it stalling coming to a light is to let the revs drop really low before you pull in the clutch. Obviously, this is totally unacceptable, as it stalled about 5-6 times on me yesterday and then gave me a hard time restarting each time. Also, when I stopped for fuel it gave me a hard time restarting. Is anyone else experiencing this. The dealer is getting a call today. Surprisingly, they are actually open on Mondays.
 

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Very odd. Is this while riding it at those RPM’s and you pull in the clutch or what’s the exact sequence.

I have not noticed anything on mine like that and no stalling at all. Could definitely be a mapping issue if they did an update though. Or a faulty sensor misreading?

Keep us updated!hopefully the dealer can take care of guy ASAP, that’d be frustrating indeed
 

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I have not had that problem with my 950 SP with the full Termi system. It will sometimes die at idle when cold a couple of times at most but once warmed up no issues.
 

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The stalling would happen when pulling in the clutch when coming to a stop. My last ride it happened 5-6 times. Each time the restart was iffy. Once it stalled on a steep upward slope and that was no fun. When I stopped for fuel the restart was iffy as well. The bike goes in next Monday. The dealer spoke with Ducati and was told to reload the map. Then, the direction is to start the bike and let it go through three fan cycles. Apparently, the ECU will adjust itself and then the bike should be good to go. We shall see. I hope so, as I really love the bike, however, the fun disappears very quickly if you are constantly worried that the bike will not restart once it stalls.
 

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Apparently my repair is not a simple issue. They say it starts fine, however, on re-start it now only runs on one cylinder. Just f'in wonderful. I am really pissed as this is right in the heart of the riding season. According to the tech they are waiting to hear from Italy, as they don't have a clue what to do. Can you remind me why I bought a Ducati. This my first one and is a mess after 800 miles. I guess I will find out quickly whether Ducati gives a shit.
 

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That really is aggravating. Ducati will fix it, but it takes longer than you would like.

I hope you have another bike to ride. That seems to be a requirement with these bikes. If you really enjoy riding, have at least two bikes. When they break, it can be down for a while.

Best of luck.
 

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That really is aggravating. Ducati will fix it, but it takes longer than you would like.

I hope you have another bike to ride. That seems to be a requirement with these bikes. If you really enjoy riding, have at least two bikes. When they break, it can be down for a while.

Best of luck.
So, the dealer tells me that the bike has a bad fuel pump. As such, they are going to replace the fuel pump and the regulator.
 

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950 SP Having an issue with it stalling while coming to a stop with the clutch pulled in as well. Mine happens at lower speed like when just coasting around a corner and the car in front slows down. Pull clutch in and goes from 2000 rpm to full stall, but I am able to restart no problem. Several emails documenting sent to the dealership and have been in twice and all that's been done is map updates. I find that when riding if i twist the throttle forward to full close it doesn't stall at all no matter what but even if there is the slightest input, i mean your hand just putting negligible input the chances of stalling increase. They previously test rode the bike and were not able to simulate but updated the ECU. I picked up the bike and it stalled twice in front of the dealership, once several blocks away and again on an on ramp. Its back with them and they have had it a couple of weeks, but were able to have it happen at least once. Get a call basically still saying nothing really wrong that others have ridden it with no issues except that one time. Brand new bike, shouldn't happen at all and I've owned a monster and xdiavel S with no issue and using same riding style. Why this would require changing my hand position is beyond me.
 

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950 SP Having an issue with it stalling while coming to a stop with the clutch pulled in as well. Mine happens at lower speed like when just coasting around a corner and the car in front slows down. Pull clutch in and goes from 2000 rpm to full stall, but I am able to restart no problem. Several emails documenting sent to the dealership and have been in twice and all that's been done is map updates. I find that when riding if i twist the throttle forward to full close it doesn't stall at all no matter what but even if there is the slightest input, i mean your hand just putting negligible input the chances of stalling increase. They previously test rode the bike and were not able to simulate but updated the ECU. I picked up the bike and it stalled twice in front of the dealership, once several blocks away and again on an on ramp. Its back with them and they have had it a couple of weeks, but were able to have it happen at least once. Get a call basically still saying nothing really wrong that others have ridden it with no issues except that one time. Brand new bike, shouldn't happen at all and I've owned a monster and xdiavel S with no issue and using same riding style. Why this would require changing my hand position is beyond me.
They chased my issue and found that it was a faulty throttle position sensor on the throttle grip. Mine was doing the same thing as yours and the issue got progressively worse. Have them check it. Mine became hard to re-start after a little bit.
 

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They chased my issue and found that it was a faulty throttle position sensor on the throttle grip. Mine was doing the same thing as yours and the issue got progressively worse. Have them check it. Mine became hard to re-start after a little bit.
Mine is stalling pretty bad as of late. Only thing done to it is the full Termignoni exhaust and associated upmap. Did the new TPS sensor fix your problem? Thanks.
 

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Mine is stalling pretty bad as of late. Only thing done to it is the full Termignoni exhaust and associated upmap. Did the new TPS sensor fix your problem? Thanks.
So far the answer is yes. Mine would stall when I would pull in the clutch to put into neutral. Then, it would give me a hard time restarting. The dealer tried everything and found that it was the throttle position sensor by the right handgrip. So far it is working well.
 

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Hi guys joined the forum to possibly help out and get help with the stalling problem. My 950SP ran good until I had the dealer install the full Termi exhaust system at the 600 mile service. The bike ran good after the service but slowly deteriorated. The bike began to surge during steady throttle and stalling when clutch was pulled in coming to a stop.

Bike was brought to the dealer and stayed there for 1 month. Upper level tech support was no help so diagnostics were sent to Italy. After a month of no answers, I had the dealer reinstall the stock exhaust system. I rode the bike yesterday and it stalled 3 times. It runs a little better but the stalling is unacceptable and dangerous.

I have noticed that this bike runs cool. Yesterday it was 63 degrees in upstate NY. The bike never got over 157 degrees. What temps are you guys seeing? The stalling does not seem to be engine temp dependent.

I will be bringing it back to the dealer this week and will update you guys with any new info. Thanks for your posts on this.
 

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Mine has the full Termi system and will stall occasionally, but not often enough for me to do anything about it. I hope it does not get worse! Compounding that is the sad fact that a bunch of dealerships in the greater Seattle area suddenly closed, including the two local Ducati dealerships:( Bringing the bike in for service would now be a huge pain as the closest dealer is in Tacoma.
 

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S I am taking mine into a shop that just works on Ducati's. Apparently when you install the full system with the upmap, you set the parameter relearn when the bike is cold. My dealer did not do that. I took it to the other shop and we reset when it was hot knowing it would probably mess up and stall bad. That's exactly what happened. So I am going back to do it when it's cold and see what happens. I know my dealer did not do this, because I rode the bike to them and it only took 25 minutes for them to give it back to me.
Fingers crossed.
 

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Hey guys. Here is my updated. The dealer finally got the Northeast tech rep into the shop and they used a Hyper floor model as a parts bin. They began swapping parts and once they swapped new throttle bodies in place the bike ran correctly. I've put about 200 miles on the bike and it still runs the way a high performance bike with a full race system should!

The throttle bodies had a small amount of carbon build up that they said could have been caused by bad gas or not running the bike hard enough. I use this bike for Sunday morning sport riding sessions only. We ride pretty hard and I never lug the bike. I only use 91/93 ethanol free fuel from a reputable station. I don't really by the explanation but I've got the bike back.

I asked for the Tech reps contact info to get a better understanding and to ask why it took 5 weeks to get my bike fixed. The service manager told me he has to act as the middle man and can't give out his contact info or have him call me. This is because he covers the Northeast service area and does not have the time to speak with individual owners! I'm not happy with this answer either. Am I being unreasonable? Will it take 5 weeks the next time I have an issue?

I will ask my questions thru the service manager and let you guys know what the reply is.
 

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if the tech rep's number is given out owners will call him direct instead of calling the dealerships and he'll end up fielding calls from owners for a multitude of issues that he can't actually do anything about in a physical sense. the dealership needs to be the owner's point of contact, the dealership is ultimately where the work will be carried out and who will have to coordinate any work.

the build up of carbon is somewhat typical with any use. i wouldn't accept that the bike needs to be ridden harder as any sort of solution. running fuel system cleaner through it regularly would possibly be of benefit. getting into the throttle bodies to clean them is something you really don't do anymore at service, and you only go near them every 30,000km anyway.

all the ecu are closed loop these days, so they will all adapt over time too.
 

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Running higher octane fuel? Please note that in europe the lowest octane you normally can get is 95 and most bike owner fill it up with 98. It is a italian bike so maybe it is more setup to run on that higher octane fuel?
 

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And… Mine has the stalling problem again. The previous fix lasted about 150 miles. It’s stalled on me 8-10 Times today. The bike would stall when pulling in the clutch coming to a stop. One time it did it on a steep incline. That was no fun. Trying to get the bike restarted and up the hill with cars behind me on a nice incline was a little hairy . It is also becoming harder to restart when it stalls. I called my dealer and the tech seem deflated as they struggled with it last time. If they don’t fix it this time, I’m going to weigh my options what to do with this bike . I absolutely love the way the bike rides and everything about it, however, the stalling issue can be dangerous. That is because last time it got progressively worse and i I expect it to do the same .
 
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