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jake
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I took my brand new T7 off road today. Fairly light stuff, but some deep puddles and one steep hill.
 
On more than one occasion, I felt power loss. It happened after going through deep puddles. The feeling was a lot like when you are running out of gas or the engine is flooded. I'd turn the throttle full up and she would stay at 3000 rpm. 
On road, she was fine, except immediately after hitting the tarmac, I felt some power loss once when switching from 2nd to 3rd.
Has anyone experienced this?
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Haven’t experienced it but perhaps a dodgy air filter or fuel filter? 
 

Fuel filter will be a bitch to get at but not your problem (that’ll be a warranty job). It’s inside the fuel tank and requires the fuel tank be removed. 

 

Air filter should be easier so just take a look and see if there is any notable debris in or around it or the area surrounding. 
 

Is it possible your air filter got wet? This too could be a problem

 

EDIT: Ohh and shite fuel will also do this. Maybe take out a sample and see if it’s dirty shite. Maybe drain the whole tank and go again with new fuel from a different station. 

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It is more likely the kick stand switch. Has happened on several occasions after washing the bike, solved it by moving kickstand out and in a few times and would stop cutting out.

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Electrically remove the kick stand switch. 2 wires by the left front down tube jumpered together. There are more details with photos elsewhere on this site.

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I think I have Yamaha disease...

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