Question about 1984 Yamaha FJ 1100
I recently bought an 82 maxim that ha dno spark. Fixed that. Finally got it to fire up but it revs out of control. I have to hit the kill switch seconds after it starts. The throttle cable and operation looks normal. The carbs were supposed to be rebuilt. Not positive they were. It seems like its must be getting way too much fuel.
Any ideas? Choke also looks to be operating like normal. This is the 4 carb inline 4.
More likely too much air - runaway revs is indicative of too lean, not too rich. Regardless, it is your carbs causing the problem - strip them down and look - for peace of mind on an 82 bike, I would throw a rebuild kit at them.
Posted on Jun 29, 2009
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
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 24, 2015 | Yamaha Motorcycles
Aug 23, 2012 | Yamaha Motorcycles
Jul 07, 2012 | 1986 Yamaha XJ 700 X Maxim
Apr 25, 2012 | 1986 Yamaha XJ 700 S Maxim
Mar 22, 2012 | Yamaha Motorcycles
Sep 05, 2011 | 1986 Yamaha XJ 700 X Maxim
Apr 08, 2011 | 1985 Yamaha XJ 700 X Maxim
Jul 24, 2009 | 2001 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic
Jun 30, 2009 | 1984 Yamaha FJ 1100
Mar 24, 2009 | 1999 Yamaha FZS 600 Fazer
Sep 26, 2017 | Motorcycles
344 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: