Question about Motorcycles
Check your battery fluid level and voltage. It should be about 12.5V. A marginal battery can die quickly if not run consistently. Lights will come on at less than 12V but some ignitions won't fire a spark below 12V. Also check kill switch, stuck stand switch, and clutch lock out if so equipped.
Posted on Apr 14, 2014
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: yamaha yz125 wont start...
hello there guys, listen a top tip is when the engine's cold tip the bike almost right on its side nearly touching the floof, wait for the petrol to poor out of the carb over flow pipe, this should take a matter of a few seconds, stand the bike back up again and kick and that baby should start right up, if it does then you have a problem with your float, if it still doesn,t then take it to a shop and get them to check it out, hope this helps. regards sam
Posted on Jan 24, 2009
SOURCE: no spark from coils
i HAVE A 2006 V STAR 650 CLASSIC WITH A STARTING PROBLEM, COIL PACKS HAVE BEEN CHECKED OK, CDI IGNITION MODULE HAS BEEN REPLACED AND STILL NO FIRE TO PLUGS, KILL SWITCH ON HANDLE BARS BEEN REPLACED TOO, STARTER WILL TURN ENGINE BUT NO FIRE AT ALL
Posted on Apr 25, 2009
get the clymer yamaha motorcycle repair manual for 1981-2002. it will be twenty bucks well spent.
most book stores carry it or you can go to a motorcyle shop or on the internet at clymer.com
Posted on Jun 26, 2009
The battery is not under the seat - its sits behind the square plastic panel under the handle bars. (If sitting on the bike the battery cover is beneath the ignition switch. Held on with on screw and pops off to reveal the batt box. The batt should have a retaining strap which would need to be removed before batt will come out.
Hope this helps
Posted on Jul 26, 2009
Check the kick stand switch first. They are always in a location that is ideal for collecting dirt etc. Put the stand down and press the switch a few times by hand and then try starting again. Maybe even a bit of WD40 on it if it's anything like mine after being riden through the winter.
If this doesn't work, the kill switch is then worth investigating.
Posted on Aug 04, 2009
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