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None starting 650sv yamaha dragstar

The bike is a none starter we have changed the spark plugs

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  • Hani Zakhour Dec 28, 2008

    Bike has been in storage (cold garage) it started initially with a spaltter and missfire but now I cant start it. What should I do before taking it for repair. could it be moisture or dirt in the fuel..? The battery is full and the starter motor is working but the bike wont start

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    no spark was spark then none changed coil now still no spark kinda a basket case

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Just some feedback on this problem. I checked the fuel which was OK and the airfilter also ok and then checked the spark plugs one of them showed heavy deposit of carbon.. The plug was not very well seated either. After I returned the plugs (properly seated) the bike started but kept on missfiring. I changed the plugs and the problem resolved . First attempt start and running smoothly. Thought you might like to know the outcome (defective plug and caused by poorly seated plug causing it to get looser over the time. Thank you very much

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Sounds like the carbs (jets) are stopped up with old dried up gas unless your a mechanicly inclined person let the shop do it their are equiped with all things needed

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Hi what spark plugs for a Yamaha 400 dragstar. thanks


I would definitely go with an iridium plug offered by NGK for the most complete combustion which increases engine efficiency, fuel efficiency, and power. The part number for an NGK iridium spark plug for a Yamaha dragstar is DPR7EIX-9. These are a bit more expensive at around $7 but are absolutely worth spending the extra money as they are proven to last significantly longer. If cost is a factor, a regular ngk spark plug is around $2 and would be part # DPR7EA-9. I hope I've answered your question satisfactorily and ask for you to take a moment to rate my answer. Thank you, Jim. NGK 7803 DPR7EIX 9 Iridium IX Spark Plug Pack of 1

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Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
1. Severely discharged or a damaged battery, should have 12.5 volts or better and be able to pass a load test if necessary.
2. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
3. Faulty main circuit breaker and or connections.
4. Faulty ignition coil and or connections.
5. Faulty spark plug, oil or gas fouled, wrong heat range or service type, wrong gap, loose in the cylinder head, broken electrode or insulator.
6. Faulty spark plug cables, leaking or broken, internal damage check for spark leakage in the dark.
7. Faulty ignition module, switch, CKP, MAP, CMP, sensor and or any connector in the ignition circuit could have corroded, loose, or broken pins/sockets
8. Burnt exhaust valve or air leak in the exhaust system.
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2001 Yamaha XVS 1100 Dragstar no spark


Hi, Dobysclann and the usual suspects are:
1. Fouled spark plugs.
2. Severely discharged or a damaged battery should have 12.5 volts or more and be able to pass a proper "LOAD" test if necessary, you may have a preliminary reading of 12.5 volts or more but little or zero amperage the battery is faulty and must be replaced, AGM batteries fail in this scenario more so than lead acid batteries.
3. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
4. Loose connection at ignition coil or plug between ignition sensor and module.
5. Spark plug cables in bad condition, shorting/leaking, spark plug cable connections loose check for spark leakage in the dark.
6. Faulty ignition coil or electronic control module.
7. Faulty CKP, CMP, or BAS sensor.
8. Faulty ignition switch.
9. Tilt sensor needs a reset.
10. Security alarm failing to disarm needs reset
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Which spark plug is used for yamaha dragstar 400


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My yamaha 400 dragstar will start easily and run on choke, but as soon as the throttle is touched the engine cuts out, will not start on throttle only on choke.


Hi
That's a fuelling problem
Sounds like she has been laid up for a while -
If more than 5 or6 months then you'll have to drain & replace the fuel from both the tank & carbs
If over a year then you may need to strip the carbs

It could just be sticky floats - try adding a carb cleaner to your fuel

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02 Yamaha xvs 650 dragstar classic that misfires when it warms up


First I would change all the spark plugs, and if that didn't make a difference then it sounds like the coil(s) are warming up and breaking down........when it starts to skip take a good pair of pliers with good rubber on them and pull each spark plug wire, when you get to the one that the running doesn't change then I would replace that particular coil

Feb 16, 2010 | 2004 Yamaha XVS 650 Dragstar

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I just get a cliking noise from the starter relay when i start the bike up


Hi and welcome to FixYa,

A couple of ideas to consider:
  • if there is a clicking sound, follow the battery cable from the battery's + terminal;
  • it would end in 1 of the terminals of the starter relay;
  • while pushing on the start button, short the 2 big terminals of the starter relay on the nuts (not on the threaded portion);
  • expect a big spark;
  • if the starter motor spins when shorting the 2 terminals, the starter relay is faulty;
  • if no spin, then the starter motor is faulty, most likely the carbon brushes.
Should the above be not applicable yo your concern, please postback results.

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XVS1100 Dragstar, blue color of hrom pipes outer of cylindar 2.


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