Question about 2007 kawasaki KLR 650

2 Answers

Rough engine running

With only 1,000kms covered my '07 KLR650 has developed a habit of stalling (read 'cut-out') when de-accelerating approaching an intersection. It also appears to hesitate while accelerating up to speed.
Could the problem be water in the fuel? or is it something electrical?
I've had no previous problem, the bike is fitted with a after-market muffler, chipped the engine & air-box mods, all to help develop more hp.

Appreciate any help,
Thanks

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 2 Answers

The KLR does not normally respond well to aftermarket mods other than slightly increasing the size of the low speed circuit enrichening. Since the KLR for 07 does not use electronic fuel injection I wonder just what "chip" might be involved in your mods. Problem does not sound like water in fuel if it mostly occurs during deceleration. Deceleration requires sufficiently enrichened mixture to prevent uneven and stalling performance. Sounds like a problem with the enrichener circuit in the carb.

Posted on Jun 05, 2009

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 948 Answers

"chipped the engine"... If you have done modifications and now your engine is not running properly, remove the modifications and see if they go away. It could be any of the things you mention, but it is most likely related to the chip installation.

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Why is my klr650 stalling when starting in first gear no matter how much revs is applied ?


Hi, Dennis fix yes easy hard to say for more information about your question and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please visit the websites below. Good luck and have a nice day.
Stalls when put into gear
http://www.klr650.net/forums/showthread.php?t=68754
KLR 650 Stalling
Kawasaki KLR650 Service Manual Supplement

Mar 08, 2016 | Motorcycles

1 Answer

What would cause 99 r1 to idle rough when warm


Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
1. Idle speed improperly adjusted.
2. Air fuel mixture screws not properly adjusted.
3. Inlet system air leak.
4. Leaking accelerator pump.
5. Loose low-speed jet.
6. Plugged low-speed jet.
7. Contaminated or plugged low-speed circuit.
8. Enrichner valve/choke not seated or leaking.
9. Multi carburetors out of sync and need to be balanced.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have a nice day.
http://www.r1-forum.com/forums/104-04-06-r1-mechanical-help/333978-rough-idle-knocking-engine-cutting.html
Stalling rough idle when hot Suzuki GSX Motorcycle Forums Gixxer com
1998 1999 Yamaha YZF R1 Service Manual R1 Moto Data Project
OEM parts for Yamaha
http://mybikemanuals.com/yamaha/yamaha-yz-owners-manuals

May 19, 2014 | Yamaha YZF-R1 Motorcycles

1 Answer

Backfiring and stalls when I accelerate. Runs as if the choke is on


Hi, Anonymous the following applies to carbureted also fuel injected models 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. Failed alternator/generator and or voltage regulator.
3. Loose or corroded battery terminals and or cables especially the "NEGATIVE" cable, look for loose, corroded, or broken connectors inside the cable harness at "BOTH" ends.
4. Failed main circuit breaker or ignition switch, check for loose connections and continuity.
5. Failed system and or ignition relay, check for continuity.
6. Failed ignition coil, ignition/electronic module.
7. Failed CKP, CPS, CMP, MAP, TPS, or BAS sensor, corroded, loose or broken wire connector pins/sockets.
8. Throttle cables and or idle speed improperly adjusted hot idle speed should be 950 RPM to 1000 RPM.
9. Air/fuel mixture screw improperly adjusted.
10. Water or dirt in the fuel system, carburetor or filter.
11. Restricted, blocked or kinked fuel line.
12. Fuel tank empty.
13. The gas cap is not venting properly or fuel tank venting system blocked.
14. A failed fuel pump, pressure regulator and or fuel injectors.
15. Vacuum line from intake manifold to petcock broken, cracked, or not attached, carburetor vent line plugged.
16. Needle and seat stuck closed in the float bowl.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you need please click on the links below. Good luck and have a nice day.
Star 1100 Stalling Motorcycle Forum
http://www.starbikeforums.com/forums/49-v-star/5237-backfire-stall-1100-a.html
http://www.sloneservices.com/SilverBack/Other-Stuff/V-StarShopManual99-07.pdf
OEM parts for Yamaha
http://www.starmotorcycles.com/assets/service/manuals/2000/LIT-11626-13-36_96.pdf

Feb 17, 2014 | 2007 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic

1 Answer

Exploded view/ 07 klr650 swingarm/ bearing part numbers


call the company you choose, they will help you (or not) directly.

Nov 30, 2012 | kawasaki Motorcycles

Not finding what you are looking for?
2007 kawasaki KLR 650 Logo

349 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top kawasaki Experts

Arnie Burke
Arnie Burke

Level 3 Expert

4477 Answers

Angelo Stewart
Angelo Stewart

Level 2 Expert

224 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60960 Answers

Are you a kawasaki Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...