Possible Regen Issue

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VoltinME
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Possible Regen Issue

Typically when I let go of the throttle, the bike would continues to roll along as if it would be in neutral. What has been happening, this week that I have noticed, is that when I release the throttle the regen kicks in and I do not twist in the opposite direction.

In other words I do not have to twist away from me to engage the regen to slow the bike. I just release the throttle and I slow down considerable fast.

The regen seems to be engaged a bit more than I have noticed without twisting. Does anyone know if this is ok? I jsut don't want to be damaging anything.

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Re: Possible Regen Issue

I've noticed this happening before if I had my hand on the throttle during gage and light checks. Apparently, the zero point on the trottle is determined during this POST and all other positions are established relative to that. If your hand is on it pulling the throttle back even just a little bit, that will be the new zero point and when the throttle is release the bike will see that as a negative position that should engage regen braking.

Since I've made it a point not to touch the throttle during the power-on cycle, this hasn't been a problem.

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Re: Possible Regen Issue

typically all thats required is to leave your hand off the trottle during startup. if that doesnt fix it you may have to calibrate the trottle. it is written up in the handbook how to do that

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Re: Possible Regen Issue

You can just pull over, turn the bike off and then back on. Problem fixed. At least for me that is what happens. I think you may have moved the throttle when you started the bike, which leaves the throttle out of calibration. Hope that is all it is...

JJ

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I will give this a try when I return home from work tonight. Thanks. I will post a response if this worked or not. Paul

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Re: Possible Regen Issue

I've found this can even start during a half hour ride when i've found after a while rather than coasting it will regen very very slightly. I dont worry about it and after turning off its fine again.

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Re: Possible Regen Issue

I've found this can even start during a half hour ride when i've found after a while rather than coasting it will regen very very slightly. I dont worry about it and after turning off its fine again.

Same here. Sometimes I can feel regen come on over bumps (and stop light flashing on too). A 'reboot' on the run fixes it (a bit scary at night) :)

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Wow...turning off the bike and turning it on again did the trick. Thanks very much!

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Re: Possible Regen Issue

Actually, just cycling the kill switch will recalibrate the neutral position. In order to successfully calibrate the offset the throttle has to be in the same position for a certain time and be within a small accepted neutral range. If you hold the throttle at either end of the range during the calibration you can get the forward creeping or the slight neutral regen affect.

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Re: Possible Regen Issue

X vectrix, one question: my throttle is calibrated to 42, but when it twisted to full speed position the system halts. the nail gets over 120. Should I calibrate it to 40?

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