Question about 2004 Suzuki LS 650 Savage
Well you need to verify the stuff already mentioned. Sparkplug, and coil etc.
The problem is likely the the coil and just needs to be replaced.
If the plug show signs of lean mix, it could have been that way for a long time (big headache).
If you just got the bike you need to kown something about troubleshooting to isolate the issue.
Makesure the oil is up. - too low could lead to a scrapped engine.
Makesure the oilpump is working.- no pump means no oil moving will lead to a scrapped engine.
Makesure you have the correct oil by doing an oil change. - bad, wrong, really old oil could mess the filter(clogged). Check filter for grit, metal, cream - if I have to explain why... then you need to give up trying to fix it yourself and pay/pay/pay for someone who has the skills to fix it for you.
If you must do it yourself, buy the Clymer manual and read.
Search the net and learn.
Get a friend to help show you how to troubleshoot the issue and fix it.
Robert Critch, Barrie, Ontario, Canada - (BoulevardBob)
Posted on Jan 07, 2009
After it cools it starts back up without a problem? What is the color of the center electrode insulator on the spark plug? If the bike is overheating due to a lean air fuel mixture, the electrode would be white or gray in color. If the bike continues to overheat make sure you fix the problem quick because your engine will probably lock up for good before too long. When the bike is HOT and it shuts down check for spark... I've had some ignition coils fail after getting hot.
Posted on Nov 10, 2008
a 6ya Mechanic can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Mechanic (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Apr 14, 2014 | 1987 Suzuki LS 650 Savage
Mar 31, 2014 | Suzuki LS 650 Savage Motorcycles
Mar 14, 2014 | 1995 Suzuki LS 650 Savage
Jul 26, 2012 | 2002 Suzuki LS 650 Savage
Dec 06, 2017 | 2000 Suzuki LS 650 Savage
Jul 08, 2011 | 2002 Suzuki LS 650 Savage
Jan 24, 2010 | 1995 Suzuki LS 650 Savage
Aug 23, 2009 | 1996 Suzuki LS 650 Savage
Jun 28, 2009 | 2002 Suzuki LS 650 Savage
Feb 26, 2009 | 1989 Suzuki LS 650 Savage
Nov 18, 2012 | 2004 Suzuki LS 650 Savage
Apr 01, 2012 | 2004 Suzuki LS 650 Savage
1,172 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: