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Bike will start ,then when gets hot it sputters and cuts off

Have rebuilt the carburater,will crank up ,run about 5 to 15 minutes,then cuts off.after it is hot,want start back up,it is a 2 stroke suzuki motor,wondering if it is the carb or piston and is a suzuki ds 80 dirt bike

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  • joe May 11, 2010

    when the carbs were cleaned, was the tang on the float touched?

    if you keep the gas cap off the bike, will it run longer than 15 minutes?



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Yes, but try a water remover first (like Heet). Check the bowl and screen under the fuel tap.

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SOURCE: 1999 suzuki 500 4 wheeler.air screw on carb?

The air screw and throttle screw are NEVER supposed to be tightened up at all. Doing this can damage the seat. Only screw the air screw and throttle screw in until they LIGHTLY seat. Now turn each adjuster one and one half turns outward. Chances are you will need to replace the adjuster screws to get the bike to idle properly. Yeah, the ends look okay but that little ring indentation where the screw was tightened down matters a lot. If re-setting the screws fixes the problem you should consider yourself lucky.

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SOURCE: My 50cc 2 stroke engine won't start, it has fuel

Hi and welcome to FixYa,

A couple of ideas:

  • fuel to the carbs - as you posted checks good;
  • fuel inside the carbs - loosen the drain screw at the bottom/bowl. Check for quality / quantity of fuel;
  • fuel into the combustion chamber - check the plug (would be wet).
For a no start 2 stroke engine with your described condition, a possibility to consider is too much / unburned 2T oil in the lower combustion chamber; remove sparkplug, air dry (or use compressed air).

Good luck and thank you for asking FixYa.

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SOURCE: how to install kick start on 80 suzukie dirt bike

Kick should just slot on and bolt tight

Posted on Jun 23, 2010

SOURCE: i have a 2002 suzuki

sounds like you have a lower rod bearing failure,and ya that would cause it not to be able to kick start

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