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Does anyone in Hampton Roads have the VDST or DDS tool for resetting the TPS? My bike has been stalling at idle from time to time and the folks at Redline in Yorktown have said my TPS is not showing it's at 0* when the throttle is closed, it's out of sync with the throttle bodies, and the CO readings are off.

The proposed fix is a "baseline" service ($150), but won't do that until I've spent ~$200 on plugs and oil, and they really recommend an ECU tune for $300. I've done the oil and plugs myself recently and I'm reluctant to have the ECU tuned as it was done last October by the previous owner. I'd just like to see if resetting the TPS will solve my problems. I plan to buy a BMC air filter and turn my Arrow slip-ons into a full system. Getting the ECU flashed and baseline done at $450 every time I make an upgrade is going to get expensive quickly.

I would just be interested to see if resetting the TPS will keep the bike from stalling. I'm willing to buy beer, meet you where you stay, and/or pay for gas.
 

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a lot of kiss up your local dealer to get it free reset tps, I know couple of my local dealers do reset my tps for free, if you need my VDST I can lend you with full deposit of it cost and both way shipping
 

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I don't think kissing up is an option at this point. When they diagnosed the issue I was pretty upset as they flashed the ECU last October and performed the baseline. They kept going back to installing a slip-on exhaust being the cause of my issues. I contested the exhaust should not cause the throttle and throttle bodies to get out of sync. I've never had an issue with a slip-on on any of my Hondas (but I have always installed a power commander).
 

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I haven't been to Redline in years, so maybe things have changed, but I found them to be sketchy as hell. Do yourself a favor and make the drive to Winchester to have Duc Pond take a crack at it. Be advised, though, that if you ask them for an ECU flash they're going to send it to Redline.
 

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I already had Redline flash the ECU. They seem like good guys and the bike is running fairly well for the time being. I'm hoping with the Lambda sensors disabled the bike is an open loop system that I can adjust fueling with a Power Commander.
 

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I already had Redline flash the ECU. They seem like good guys and the bike is running fairly well for the time being. I'm hoping with the Lambda sensors disabled the bike is an open loop system that I can adjust fueling with a Power Commander.
That's good to hear. It's been several years since I've dealt with them so it's quite possible things have changed for the better.
 

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That's good to hear. It's been several years since I've dealt with them so it's quite possible things have changed for the better.
I dealt with them recently, and I would argue that they haven't changed at all.
 

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I would argue they are way too expensive. And they were a bit upset when I decided I would do the majority of the work they recommended myself. I haven't got into a dispute with them over anything, and they've got me in and out in the same day when I've gone.
 

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Yeah I'm not one to publicly flame. I have gotten two major services done there now though, and I have not had a great experience.
 

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I may make a drive to the next closest Ducati dealership when it comes time for my timing belts and valve adjustment. It looks fairly straightforward. Just not sure I have the patience for checking/shimming valves.
 
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