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Author Topic: Vibrating / humming. Won't throttle. 2011 XU HELP!!?  (Read 405 times)

Drfeelgood

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Vibrating / humming. Won't throttle. 2011 XU HELP!!?
« on: March 03, 2017, 04:41:29 AM »

Hey everybody.

My 2011 Zero XU is giving me some trouble. When I fold the kickstand up it starts to make noise / vibrate  kinda in a pulsing feel. I can't operate it, won't take throttle. Any ideas?
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Re: Vibrating / humming. Won't throttle. 2011 XU HELP!!?
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2017, 01:35:35 AM »

Error code is throttle is on or disconnected. I greased contacts, took it apart can't see anything alarming.
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Re: Vibrating / humming. Won't throttle. 2011 XU HELP!!?
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2017, 01:56:10 AM »

Did you check the throttle electrically? Like the potentiometer basic resistance checks through the twist range. It might have failed electrically.

Ref. http://zeromanual.com/index.php/Unofficial_Service_Manual#Throttle
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Re: Vibrating / humming. Won't throttle. 2011 XU HELP!!?
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2017, 11:07:53 AM »

Thanks for the help! I took the magura throttle housing apart and messed with it. Symptoms went away, error code stopped flashing but not working...
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Re: Vibrating / humming. Won't throttle. 2011 XU HELP!!?
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2017, 11:08:47 AM »

About to snag a Domino off eBay.
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Re: Vibrating / humming. Won't throttle. 2011 XU HELP!!?
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2017, 02:26:33 PM »

Okay. Do check Harlan's reassembly video linked from that Wiki section in case that helps.
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Re: Vibrating / humming. Won't throttle. 2011 XU HELP!!?
« Reply #6 on: April 12, 2017, 08:25:41 AM »

Did you ever figure this out? I am having the same problem myself.
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Re: Vibrating / humming. Won't throttle. 2011 XU HELP!!?
« Reply #7 on: April 16, 2017, 10:11:17 AM »

Noise stopped issues stopped after throttle removed. I assume there related.

Biggest issue now is mating my domino with the zero.
Zero has wires as follows wires are white with different color stripes

Orange
Green
Green
Blue

Domino is
White - ground
Brown - signal
Blue - positive
Green
Green


The stock Magura throttle I removed only had two wires Brown and Black. They were connected to the last two wires on the Zero, Green and Blue. I'm not sure which to which. Or even if this throttle worked on the bike as I bought it non running.

The real question is what do I pair up with the zeros four wires to the dominos three?
I've tried multiple combinations. Was able to remove error codes and get the screen to work but still not working. Anyone have the solution?


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Re: Vibrating / humming. Won't throttle. 2011 XU HELP!!?
« Reply #8 on: June 08, 2017, 09:18:54 PM »

Check the 2013 Zero wiring diagram per Burton. It's on the forum and the wiki. It might help.
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Re: Vibrating / humming. Won't throttle. 2011 XU HELP!!?
« Reply #9 on: June 20, 2017, 09:23:57 AM »

I have found that no matter what throttle you use on the 2011 zero xu, the mbb will usually always fail eventually. I had best luck by purchasing a programmable Alltrax controller and rewiring the entire system totally eliminating the stock mbb, and dash speedo/battery meter. I only use the bms for charging and bought a cycle analyst to do the rest of the work. Works great now with no surprise shut offs during rides, which was a common problem with the 2011 zero xu mbb. Look up "the Glitch"
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2011 Zero Xu with an Agni95R Alltrax 4865
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