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Fuel petcock positions on my Yamaha XJ 600 Diversion S

I have just bought a 94' Yamaha Diversion which runs great. However, the only problem I have with it is regarding the fuel on/off/reserve tap. Please can you help? I can't get in touch with the previous owner and can't find any info on it in the Haynes Manual or online.

What position is on? (Up or down) Off? and reserve on these models?
I'm currently worried that I may be riding on reserve all the time without knowing it and the only way I'll find out is when I break down cause I've run out of fuel!
thanks. Jamie

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  • jamieharber Dec 29, 2008

    Thank you!

  • soman2 Mar 30, 2009

    I´ve got a problem to get my XJ 600 Diversion S started, oil light comes up and starter engine runs but nothing more. Could this PRI mode of the fuel tap be helpful? I´ve no idea what the PRI is.

    Other tips?

    Is kickstarting possible by going downhill, contact on, 1st gear and the clutch?

    thanks,

    Soman

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Hi jamie,, as your sat on the bike ,, push the tap down ,the fuel is on,, pull the tap up thats reserve,,turn the 3 quarters round thatl be prime if u have it,, if u do that is purely 4 morning starts,,
u must put tap to on when the bike starts,,if u look carefully mate on the edge of the tank,, there is a arrow head stamped in 2 it,,

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I have a 1997 divvy which was running and starting spot on when I bought it a fortnight ago, then I changed oil/filter/plugs, and washed her down. Ran her after the wash to dry out everything, ran spot on, started fine.
The this morning DEAD, no click on the starter motor at all, just as if the sidestand cut off switch had isolated it DEAD !
HELP ! ANYONE

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Here is the site to download your manual from:
https://www.yamaha-motor.com.au/ssl/

PS have you looked undr the seat for the manual?

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