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Motorcycle misfiring My versys misfire when I closed Throttle and the throttle choke for a while when I open throttle after the misfire.

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SOURCE: Motorcycle won't start! Cranks but won't start up

does it have spark??

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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SOURCE: dt 125lc 1987 back misfires and does not pick up on acceleration

I am going to have you do a series of things to clear up the problem. First come the basics >

Remove the water trap bowl at the bottom of the petcock, (gas valve). Any water or trash in the bowl? Drain a cup of gas from the tank. Any water or trash in the cup? Dump it, clean it and re-mount it, ( not all bikes have a water trap bowl ).

Drain the carburetor. There should be a screw on the lower side of the carb float bowl. Remove the screw then replace it after the fuel drains. Turn the gas back on and wait a minute for the carb to fill with gas. Install a new STOCK spark plug and try to start the engine. If the bike doesn't start and run properly then shut off the gas and remove the carburetor from the engine.

Remove the float bowl and clean the entire carb with a spray carb cleaner from the auto parts store. Wear protective goggles to avoid getting spray in your eyes. Don't be cheap, use a lot of cleaner. Spray into all the little airways and fittings in the carb. Remove the two screws on the outside throat of the carb and spray into the screw holes as well.
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Be sure to put these two screws back in the same hole they came out of. IMPORTANT > do not tighten these two screws down. Only screw these in until they LIGHTLY seat. Now turn each screw one and one half turns outward. Put the rest of the carb back together, clean and dry the air filter and install the carb. Let the float bowl fill then start the engine. Set the idle speed with the idle screw. This process should get you back on the road unless other problems exist.
Let's say that the bike is no better >

  • How good is your battery?
  • Carb, head, intake manifold and carb mounted tight?
  • Does the carb intake manifold have reeds? What condition are they in?
  • Remove the flywheel cover. Take hold of the flywheel and, without turning the wheel, lift the flywheel up and down then left and right. Any movement or was the flywheel rock solid? If movement then the crank bearings need replaced along with the crank seals.
  • Speaking of crank seals, how old are your seals? The bike ain't gonna run with bad seals.
  • I don't recall for sure, does the bike have CDI? If so, have the dealer test the CDI and the coil.
  • If no CDI, when was the last time the points and condenser were replaced or points filed and set? Get the coil checked.
  • How old are the piston and rings? You could have problems there. What shape is the cylinder wall in? Scared up, low spots (you will not see the low spots without running a cylinder hone through the bore).

There isn't much more to do. You just rebuilt the engine.
Please rate this solution. Thanks!

Posted on Apr 02, 2009

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SOURCE: Honda 750 stalls if throttle is opened unless choke is on.

Hmm , sounds like a vacuum leak, check all the hoses, and the rubber intake manifolds and clamps

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

wayneman01
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SOURCE: Motorbike stalls when openeing throttle or turning choke off.

You've most likely got plugged up carburetor jets. The openings in the jets are so small that it can be very difficult to tell when they're plugged up - and this makes them clogg very easily, too.
The only other possible cause of the trouble you describe would be an air leak between the carburetor and the engine, a leak at the head gasket or cylinder base gasket, or a leaking crankshaft seal.

Posted on Nov 05, 2009

wayneman01
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SOURCE: Keihin CVK-D36 carbs on a 20 yr old ZZR 600

It sounds like your bike has been sitting in storage for an extended period of time (a year or more) - and the carburetors are plugged up. If this is the case, they will need to be completely disassembled and cleaned out.
If it hasn't been sitting (and the carbs aren't plugged up) then check that all of the normal tune-up items have been performed, especially valve adjustment, oil and filters, spark plugs, etc. If this fails to produce positive results, perform a compression check on the engine. Each cylinder must be able to produce at least 140 psi of compression in order to run and idle properly.

Posted on Nov 07, 2009

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