Question about 2001 Yamaha YZF-R1
My bike carries a weak idle and shuts off when its not hot
Posted by Anonymous on
Hi, Anonymous the carburetor throttle shaft wheel has two cables the cable closest to the right side of the bike is the throttle cable and the one closest to the left side is the idle cable. Right about the middle between the two is the idle adjustment bolt it faces out towards the air filter end of the carb . The engine should be at operating temperature with the enrichener off to set the idle between 950-1050 rpm. Turn the idle adjustment bolt clockwise to increases idle speed and counterclockwise to decrease idle speed. If you have access to your air fuel mixture bolt you may adjust it as well if not there is a video below on how to gain access, make sure you start with clean or new spark plugs. Gently turn the air fuel mixture bolt clockwise until it starts to bottom out "STOP" do not over tighten as it will damage the taper on the end, now back it out 2 full turns to establish a starting point start the engine and check the idle rpm's and adjust the idle adjustment bolt accordingly for 950-1050 rpm if necessary, adjust the air fuel mixture bolt 1/4 turn at a time and let the engine settle for about 10 seconds, clockwise for a leaner mixture and counterclockwise for a richer mixture you are seeking the highest rpm your air fuel mixture bolt can acquire without going past 3 full turns from bottom then readjusting the idle adjustment bolt back down to 950-1050 rpm If you can not detect any rpm change and can not stall the engine by turning the air-fuel mixture bolt all the way in then your pilot/low-speed jet is too big. Final adjustment should be made with a clean air filter mounted to the carburetor. For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have nice a day.
2002 YZF R1 Idle Problem
2000 2001 Yamaha YZF R1 Service Manual R1 Moto Data Project
OEM parts for Yamaha
Posted on Oct 26, 2016
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
is your bjke water cooled could have aproblem with that-its gettin hot-if air cooled carb may neede cleaning. the clutch is ok but indicates to me that that carb needs a low speed jet adjust also-do u have a clymer manual!!
Posted on Aug 04, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Apr 03, 2014 | 2000 Yamaha YZF-R1
Aug 01, 2012 | 2000 Yamaha YZF-R1
May 29, 2012 | Yamaha YZF-R1 Motorcycles
Apr 22, 2012 | 2001 Yamaha YZF-R1
Jul 06, 2011 | 2001 Yamaha YZF-R1
May 29, 2011 | 2000 Yamaha YZF-R1
Jun 28, 2010 | 2000 Yamaha YZF-R6
Jul 05, 2009 | 2000 Yamaha YZF-R1
Jul 01, 2009 | 2002 Yamaha YZF-R1
14 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: