Failed to create a task in Motion: The app returned "Bad Request"

  • 27 July 2023
  • 6 replies

Hi All

I am currently trying to set up a Zap to create new tasks in Motion when a new task is added to Todoist.

I have tried to populate the required fields, but all I get back when I test is:


I have tried culling back to the bare minimum of data sent, but still no luck.

Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated!

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Hi @tim79b 

Good question.

We will need to see detailed screenshots with how your Zap steps are configured to have enough context.

Hi @Troy Tessalone 


Here you go!


Whilst running the test:

And the result…


Is there anything you see there that throws light on things?

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There is no value for the mapped variable.


I have the same problem. It does not matter whether I query optional values like "Due date" or not.

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It’s probably best to post your own topic with screenshots so it gets proper attention.

I had the same issue because I left the Start Date blank. Just fill all the fields.