Question about Motorcycles

1 Answer

I hasd barely any compression so i pull it down I'm just wondering what i should be looking for like whats wrong and whats right its a rm 250 1995

Posted by Anonymous on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Motorcycles Master
  • 2,050 Answers

Ring end gap, the space between the ring ends when its in the cylinder. Get a good manual if you are doing the work yourself, as you will need specifications. Any scratches on the piston or cylinder wall also is bad news. Damage on the exhaust side is usually due to excessive heat, and on the intake is from dirt. (Air filter)

Posted on Jul 07, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
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.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My 2015 suzuki rmz250 has really weak spark and won't start by kicking, only pull starting it will light it off.


Hi, Parker there is no such thing as a "WEAK SPARK" even though dozens of riders will swear that's what they have and are dying to show you, the bottom line is either you have spark or don't have spark there is nothing in between.
You won't see a dirtbike spark really well, and people only look at it when they have a problem. It is designed to fire under extreme pressure (13:1 compression) and is very robust, but it is not a 1mm bright blue line jumping across a spark plug. It can be white and very hard to see. If you are confident you have weak or no spark prove it by holding the plug in your hand and stark kicking you will be in for a "SHOCKING" surprise!!!!!
60% of these bikes have a flooding issue and/or a fouled plug. 30% need valves adjusted and most of the remaining 10% are something simple in the electrics like a broken kill switch, bad earth on the battery or dead battery, wiring at the steering head damaged or blown fuse.
For more information about your question and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
rmz fuel injection problems
RM Z250 2015 RMZ 250 won start
Suzuki RM Z250 Owner Service Manual
OEM parts for Suzuki
Suzuki RM Z250 Owner Manual

Apr 01, 2017 | 2015 Suzuki RM-Z 250

3 Answers

I put the wrong type of spark plugs into a eclipse and the wrong type of gas into the car and rebbed it up it shut down and does not crank anymore. It's a 1998 turbo misutibsi eclipse


What was the difference in the spark plug, long reach, or hotter?

What was the 'wrong gas', not nitro-methane or methanol I hope?

You can try removing the spark plugs and try turning the engine by hand. If manual, put car in second gear and push backwards. If the engine turns, check for compression. If automatic, put a socket on the crankshaft pulley and turn it.

Jul 19, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Husband car slowed down on highway. Wont let him go 60 he has to pull over and park car what's wrong with it? He just had timing belt changed and oil leak sealed.


The first thing I would have checked is the cylinder compression. When things just "happen" it is often related to the most recent maintenance performed. By doing a compression check, if the cylinder compression is low, that would indicate that the timing belt slipped or jumped time, indicating something was installed, adjusted, or tightened correctly. If the compression is good and even on all cylinders, then you need to look for other possible problems.

Sep 25, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My 05 rm-z 450 won't build compression. What Is my


Check the valve clearances first.Check the spark plug to be tightened to the specific torque.If still no compression, you need to disassemble the engine and check the valve seat's, cylinder head's gasket and the piston rings to be everything within specifications limits.

Feb 05, 2012 | 2005 Suzuki RM-Z 450

1 Answer

My tomos revival ran fine then started losing power and droped in speed whay do I look for, plug is fine carb clean, air cleaner clean bike has 1200 senior miles


Hello
Well i always do the easier method to find out the problem.
hers a few things to do to determine whats wrong.
1st pull spark plug and do compression test, a blown head gasket will lose compression.
if the gasket is blown then the compression test will read a low psi and drop suddenly
2nd worn piston rings will lose compression, the compression test will read a very low psi below 100 psi and may leak right down depending on how worn the rings are.

that would make you lose power.
have it tested to see which it is.

either way, a lose of power in the motor is caused by lose of compression in the motor.
you can do the test your self, you can buy a compression tester pretty cheap, just make sure you don't cross thread the connectors.
have a good weekend
Big Al

May 21, 2011 | Tomos F 800 R Motorcycles

1 Answer

I have lot's of spark on my 83 rm 125. I fired it up after sitting for a long time and it kicked right over. I let it run for a few minutes and then shut it off. now it won't fire up again.! Lot's of spark...


Could be low compression (poor piston rings) or plugged air filter.
If it looks like oil on the plug, not fuel, you could have a crank seal issue, as the right side one will **** in transmission oil if it leaks.

Mar 25, 2011 | 2003 Suzuki RM 125

1 Answer

Hi ive got a 2003 rm 250 ive just changed the crank shaft seal and the bike is still smoking but not as bad cud i have oil in my packing in my back box of my exhaust or have i another problem? And the bike...


I would suggest doing a compression check and checking the results against your manual (should be at least 165PSI or so. Low compression will make the bike run rich which would make it smoke excessively. It would also make it hard to start and run poorly with low power. New rings could do wonders.

Scott

Feb 23, 2011 | 2003 Suzuki RM 250

1 Answer

I am wondering if I need a throat plate to sew. Everytime I start sewing, it gets clogged up and makes buzzing noises. I cut the tight threads, start again, and then it happens all over again. So, Is there...


Yes, you need the throat plate, Somehow you are not threading it right. Do this, change your needle, flat side facing away from you, totally rethread, with the presser foot up, pull the threads, it should move smoothly, now put the presser foot down, the thead should barely move when pulled. This normally will seat the thread in the tension discs. I don't know what else to try without being able to see the machine.

Jan 14, 2011 | Sewing Machines

1 Answer

My andis agc2 clippers are turning on and off depending on whether i have them right side up or upside down - i have opened them up & found that when i mess with the black & white encased wires...


You may need to clip off more wire--try to pull on the copper wires one at a time. If one is broken back inside the wire insulation, that wire will pull out of the insulation fairly easily. Cut both back and re-strip the insulation as before. The silver ends are just rosin-core solder applied to the wire strands to prevent fraying when tightening the screws. Light appliance cords sometimes have fabric strands woven in with the copper to increase flexibility of the cord. If that is the case here, then the bare wire ends should be wrapped with a copper strand and then soldered to hold everything together. Try to find a friend that has a soldering gun or a regular stick soldering iron if you don't have such. Hope this helps!

Jan 06, 2011 | Garden

Not finding what you are looking for?
Motorcycles Logo

Related Topics:

64 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Motorcycles Experts

Arnie Burke
Arnie Burke

Level 3 Expert

4514 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75066 Answers

kakima

Level 3 Expert

102366 Answers

Are you a Motorcycle Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...