The Shining Blue TVS Jupiter 125: My Latest Two-Wheeler


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Remove/fold the side stand to start.
I tried to start the scooter with the center stand and not on side stand (I know that, except a beep sound nothing will work when the scooter on side stand). What I was wondering is that the scooter starts easily (cold start) using the push start, but using kick start it need more kicks or sometime not starting at all.!
 

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I tried to start the scooter with the center stand and not on side stand (I know that, except a beep sound nothing will work when the scooter on side stand). What I was wondering is that the scooter starts easily (cold start) using the push start, but using kick start it need more kicks or sometime not starting at all.!
Dont push start.Its harmful for bs6 engine.
 
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Today, when I switched on the ignition, the fuel gauge shown as 2 bars, DTE 73 kms. After driving for 2 minutes, the fuel gauge came down to one bar and its started blinking. The fuel warning light, as well as the (' caution') warning light on the console, also came up. I was little worried when seeing all these indicators blinking along, though there was more than one litre petrol available in the tank.

In order not to take a chance, I drove to the nearby petrol pump and filled petrol for Rs.200/- (in fact, I have asked the guy to do the full tank, but seems the guy is new and uncomfortable in filling full tank, hence I told him to put for Rs, 200 - this is the practice they regularly do to all the vehicle and easy for them to fill the petrol).

The petrol gauge then started showing 3 bars and all the indicators gone off. Why it happened, i.e. blinking all indicator lights even though there was enough petrol available in the tank - is it because of fuel injection technology?
 
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Fuel gauge malfunction

This morning I found that the fuel gauge of my scooter started blinking and took the scooter to the nearby petrol bunk filled with 3 litre petrol. Even after filling the tank with petrol the low fuel indicator light kept blinking (driven around 5/6kms after filling fuel).

In the previous occasion same thing happened, but after driving about a km or so the blinking stopped and the gauge started showing full bars, but today even after driving 5/6 kms the gauge still keep on blinking and fuel gauge showing empty.

What could be the problem ?
 
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Fuel guage malfunction

This morning I found that the fuel gauge of my scooter started blinking and took the scooter to the nearby petrol bunk filled with 3 litre petrol. Even after filling the tank with petrol the low fuel indicator light kept blinking (driven around 5/6kms after filling fuel).

In the previous occasion same thing happened, but after driving about a km or so the blinking stopped and the gauge started showing full bars, but today even after driving 5/6 kms the gauge still keep on blinking and fuel gauge showing empty.

What could be the problem ?
1) sensor issue,loose connection somewhere.
2) float issue,bouy issue. But seen more in old vehicles.
3) wiring harness issue. Rat bite etc.
4) no issue. If OEM says it's designed like this way only.
 
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1) sensor issue,loose connection somewhere.
2) float issue,bouy issue. But seen more in old vehicles.
3) wiring harness issue. Rat bite etc.
4) no issue. If OEM says it's designed like this way only.
Possibly a faulty fuel float or a loose coupler.
Thanks quick reply from both of you - planning to take her to the service centre tomorrow as a service is also due now.
 
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Update

Today I took the scooter to the Service centre, but en route there was a little bit of traffic - stop and go like for 5 minutes and then suddenly I noticed that the light blinking has gone and fuel gauge showing correct reading. I have turned off/on the ignition couple of times and found the problem solved.

As I almost reached near the service centre, decided to talk to the guys who suggested that they will check it out at the next service.The service has been already overdue, so planning to do it tomorrow.
 

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