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2008 Suzuki GSXR 600 Fuel pump wont prime f1 code -c42

2008 Suzuki GSXR 600 Fuel pump wont prime f1 code -c42
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This code comes up from the ignition switch not giving an accurate voltage to the Ignition unit. When this happens it will not allow the fuel pump to work, or allow spark. It is common to be able to fix this by taking the ignition switch off the bike, carefully disassembling it, and cleaning the contacts. There is a specific voltage that the ignition switch provides the ignition unit to work. This is to deter theft by not letting someone just cut and hot wire the bike. The ignition switch has a resistance to it and if it is too much from dirty contacts, it will not allow the ignition unit to allow the fuel or ignition system to work. If cleaning the contacts does not help, you may need a new switch. Other possibility is that the electical connector for the switch is corroded. Getting the ignition switch working properly will rid your code 42 and allow the bike to run.

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