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I have just bought a Suzuki TS125R and it's great fun, however it only does 60mph. I'm not sure if the power valve is working correctly as I don't hear anything when I turn the ignition on. Maybe it's restricted, I don't know? Can anyone advise?

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  • John Jul 06, 2009

    It's actually a 1994 model. There were no 1994 TS125r's listed when sending the comments, so I went with the closest match. Sorry for the confusion.
    I have heard that they can be restricted within the exhaust, either the back muffler or somewhere in the front pipe ('o ring' of some sort?). I've also heard that cutting a yellow wire on the CDI unit may do the trick, but that doesn't seem to work for me...thanks


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You might have hit the nail on the head with the powwervalve(if it has one)because if it is a 1981 like you say it wont...first thing i would look at is the exhaust..after 25yrs of two stroke going through it the muffler is probably blocked especially if it has a spark arrestor fitted...cheeers

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