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Posted on Apr 11, 2017
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 2003 Yamaha R1 not charging
Stupid Question but are all your wires clean and tight connections? Also make sure your batt ground is good too. R1's can be picky like that.
Posted on Nov 15, 2008
Needles stuck indicative of instrument cluster complete failure. Cause unknown. This is second instrument cluster that has failed on this bike, first one failed at about 3000 miles, twenty-two months ago. This "new" one died in mid May 2008. Received word from Ducati North America that they will accept the warranty claim for the toasted instrument cluster!!! Am still concerned about cause...this is second instrument cluster for this S2R800. Seems to be an issue prevalent on some of these late model Monsters. Will update more after instrument cluster gets in and replaced by Bloodworth Ducati in Nashville.
Posted on Nov 20, 2008
SOURCE: Power Loss at around 3000 rpm
are the carbs balanced correctly and are you sure that all of the jets are clean. if not try it, it might work. sluggish throttle response is normally to do with the carbs.
Posted on Jan 01, 2009
are you turning the choke off after its warmed up? most will not run with the choke on and warmed up.
also try running it with the gas cap open to see if you have a vent issue in your tank. if air can't get in, then gas can't flow.
if not a choke or vent issue, then try this. turn the petcock off and then disconnect the fuel lines one at a time going into the carb. start with carb fuel line #1 disconnected (and the rest connected) and in a coffee can, turn petcock on and ignition too. fuel pump should come on momentarily and inject some fuel. see how the quantity looks. reconnect the line to carb #1 and repeat for carbs #2 - #4. your looking for a decrease in fuel to a couple of cylinders.
if all looks fine, i would then focus on the carb floats & jets. have the carbs been off for a good cleaning lately? modern fuel breaks down quickly and could cause a gumming condition in the carbs. spraying the sea foam or carb cleaner into the carbs is bypassing the everything in the carb bowl (but it means the spark plugs are ok) so there could be an obstruction. i would look there first.
if uncomfortable removing the bank of carbs, you can try a quick fix first. with the petcock closed, open the drain screws of each carb and let the gas drain out. go and buy some yamaha carb cleaner (liquid in a black bottle) at a yamaha motorcycle dealer. mix it in a separate container with gas as recommended. close the drain screws on each carb. pour the mixture into each fuel line feeding the carb and let it sit overnight. DO NOT POUR THIS MIXTURE INTO YOUR TANK. its not a fuel additive, but a cleaner that will not harm orings or gaskets, but it will not ignite with a spark plug. open the drain screws the next morning and let the mixture pour out. reconnect the fuel lines to the carbs and test drive it.
if that didn't work, then removing the carbs for a good cleaning is my next step. good luck.
Posted on Jan 28, 2009
Hi, maybe its the same problem i had, i have a 1200 goldwing where your spark plug are there are holes if these become clogged the water stays there and causes backfiring, get a metal welding rod or steel coat hanger and push through the hole to clear the water, hope this helps good luck.
Posted on May 11, 2009
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