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I have fzr 600 foxeye but i have not started in over six mouths i have drained the tank put fresh fuel in and fully charger battery fuel pump is working but no fuel flow or fuel pipe is bone dry

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Hi, M_dean09 if your bike has been sitting idle for months or years and you did not do any pre-storage maintenance I feel your pain it will probably have a dead battery and not want to start or if it starts it will idle and run poorly, here are the following steps necessary to complete in order to get your bike back to an acceptable running condition.
1. If your battery was 2-3 years old when you last had the bike running you should replace it.
2. If you believe your battery might still be serviceable remove it from the bike and put it on a 1 or 2 amp trickle charger for 24 hours. If it is the old lead acid type with visible cells and acid levels fill each cell to the top line with distilled water and replace the caps, run the vent tube into a plastic or styrofoam cup, any cells that are cloudy/milky replace the battery.
3. After charging remove the leads and let the battery sit for a couple of hours then check the battery voltage with a volt meter, you should have 12.5 volts or better, any readings in the 11 volt range you need to do a proper load test on the battery and replace as necessary, any readings in the 10 volt range you have a dead cell and replace the battery.
4. Drain and flush fuel tank, google " how to clean a motorcycle gas tank" find a couple forums to view the different options available.
5. Remove your air cleaner and clean and re-oil per Mfg. specifications.
6. Remove the carburetor, disassemble and decontaminate with a carb dip or if you have EFI remove injectors and clean with carb spray and compressed air
7. Remove fuel valve and filter disassemble and clean as necessary, remove fuel lines and replace with new ones.
8. Replace spark plug with a new one and check for spark.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have a nice day.
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SOURCE: fuel leak

Sounds like one or more of the floats in the carbs is not seating, allowing the fuel to overflow the carbs. This would likely mean there is some trash or varnish in the float bowl. But, of course, there is a possibility that a fuel or vacuum line is leaking or has become disconnected. See, the fuel tap, also called the petcock, when it's set on RUN or ON only flows fuel when the motor is supplying vacuum to it. You may be able to switch it to PRI (Prime) and then find where it's leaking from. This way you don't even have to run the motor to get the fuel to flow. Good luck, keep us posted.

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SOURCE: 1994 Yamaha fzr 600 speedometer not working.

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Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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SOURCE: engine runs, but it will not rev up past 2000-3000 rpms,

are you turning the choke off after its warmed up? most will not run with the choke on and warmed up.

also try running it with the gas cap open to see if you have a vent issue in your tank. if air can't get in, then gas can't flow.

if not a choke or vent issue, then try this. turn the petcock off and then disconnect the fuel lines one at a time going into the carb. start with carb fuel line #1 disconnected (and the rest connected) and in a coffee can, turn petcock on and ignition too. fuel pump should come on momentarily and inject some fuel. see how the quantity looks. reconnect the line to carb #1 and repeat for carbs #2 - #4. your looking for a decrease in fuel to a couple of cylinders.

if all looks fine, i would then focus on the carb floats & jets. have the carbs been off for a good cleaning lately? modern fuel breaks down quickly and could cause a gumming condition in the carbs. spraying the sea foam or carb cleaner into the carbs is bypassing the everything in the carb bowl (but it means the spark plugs are ok) so there could be an obstruction. i would look there first.

if uncomfortable removing the bank of carbs, you can try a quick fix first. with the petcock closed, open the drain screws of each carb and let the gas drain out. go and buy some yamaha carb cleaner (liquid in a black bottle) at a yamaha motorcycle dealer. mix it in a separate container with gas as recommended. close the drain screws on each carb. pour the mixture into each fuel line feeding the carb and let it sit overnight. DO NOT POUR THIS MIXTURE INTO YOUR TANK. its not a fuel additive, but a cleaner that will not harm orings or gaskets, but it will not ignite with a spark plug. open the drain screws the next morning and let the mixture pour out. reconnect the fuel lines to the carbs and test drive it.

if that didn't work, then removing the carbs for a good cleaning is my next step. good luck.

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

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SOURCE: 1997 Yamaha FZR 600 cuts out when shift into first gear

Does the bike have a sidestand switch that cuts the power if the stand is left down? If it does, disconnect it and temporarily join the ends together and try starting....

Posted on Mar 21, 2009

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SOURCE: Compatible Motors for 1992 FZR 600

hi m8,, pretty much any fzr motor will fit,, the only thing thats different is the water pump pipe from the rad to the pump at the bottom of the motor,, so may have to re route it,,check that 1st b4 gettin the motor, appart from that all engine bolt holes will line up and the rest will fit,, cheers m8

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

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