Question about Suzuki GS 750 Motorcycles

1 Answer

I own a 1981 suzuki gs 850. the bikes clutch cable broke the other day as i rolled up to a light and shifted it into neutral. i put a new cable on the bike and when i pull the clutch and shift into 1st gear it stalls every time.. any ideas ???

Posted by 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.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Master
  • 677 Answers

Yes.Because your old cable was old,it had stretched.New cable has been put on and the adjustment of it is wrong.It needs to be readjusted.If the bike sat around for a long time after the cable broke(and you said it did not) then a different problem may exist.Get the clutch readjusted and all should be good.Hope this helps

Posted on Aug 31, 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

Transmission issues on a 2003 Buell XB9S Lightning.


sounds like shift lever adjustment problem
take it into a service center and have it properly diagnosed and a quote

Sep 09, 2016 | 2003 Buell Lightning XB9S

1 Answer

Will shift into gear, but wont go anywhere


Sounds like you may have a bigger problem than a broken cable. First without engine running use the clutch and check how easy the gear lever shifts from neutral to first. Push the bike forward and let the clutch lever out slowly do you feel it begin to bite. If not readjust the cable as per the user manual then try again. If you can feel the bite when pushing try again with the engine running. If still no go I would look at the clutch operating mechanism and push rod.

Apr 04, 2014 | Suzuki Gs 550 L Motorcycles

2 Answers

My 2007 suzuki Eiger 400 4X4 will not move when shifted into gear forward or reverse


if its a CVT the belt might be broke or worn. If a manual then it could be the centrifugal clutches

Apr 14, 2013 | Suzuki 2007 Eiger 400 4X4 Semi-Automatic...

1 Answer

My battery in 1981 suzuki gs 850 g keeps dying on me, I charge it up everytime I come back from a ride,the battery is only a few weeks old,could it be my voltage regulator,or a wire that has some of the...


Start the bike and put a voltmeter across the battery; you should get a reading of probably around 13.5V. If you're getting only about 12V or less, the battery isn't charging. From there you will need to go to the alternator terminal on the regulator and see if you're getting more than 12V. If you are, the regulator is probably bad, if not it could be a bad rectifier if there is a seperate rectifier or a bad stator. Good luck and safe riding.

Jun 27, 2011 | 1981 Suzuki GS 750 L

1 Answer

I have a 1981 suzuki gs 400 and the gear lever seams to be sticking badly. Can't get it back into neutral ? It has been leaking but I don't know where from


Chances are strong the bike has a bent shift fork. This is a major repair requiring a complete engine tear down. As far as the leak goes, there is a shift shaft seal, drive-shaft ( sprocket shaft ) seal, Kick shaft seal. shift drum switch seal, crank shaft seals and clutch shaft seal. Also, there is the right outer case cover gasket, oil filler "O" ring seal, and the center case mating surface seal. The center case seal is actually a semi-liquid gasket compound applied to the mating surfaces prior to the center case re-assembly. The shift fork repair is not recommended for the unexperienced home mechanic. Below are the main parts if a Suzuki shift mechanism and a diagram of how the shift forks move left and right to change gears. Please rate my answer. Thanks! tombones49_15.gif

tombones49_17.gif

Mar 25, 2011 | Suzuki GS 400 E Motorcycles

1 Answer

Just bought a 1985 Suzuki gs 750. Battery was weak so I immediately replaced it. Bike ran fine for two days. Today, I was out for a ride and accidentally stalled at a light (my fault). Now the bike won't...


yes, suzukis have a clutch saftey switch and won't start without being drepressed all the way in. time to replace the clutch cable. if u know which wires go to switch u can put a jumper between the 2 to the main harness, not to the handle.

Aug 08, 2010 | Suzuki GS 750 E Motorcycles

1 Answer

1981 Suzuki 750L. Wont start properly


Sounds like the battery you have in the bike has gone bad sence you have to jump start it all the time. And yes the bike will run bad cause the cdi need a good voltage to work correctly. Get new one and put in new asid in and put it on the charger till it is fully charged and you should be good to go.

Dec 06, 2009 | 1981 Suzuki GS 750 L

2 Answers

Gear/clutch problem


does not seem like the waterpump. is the clutch set too loose?
usually in wire based clutches, if the clutch cable is set to be too loose, or if it is frayed, and needs replacement, the bike will jump and stall.
check that.

Dec 10, 2008 | 2003 Suzuki RM 250

1 Answer

Will not start or go into nurtal


Anyway'Lets see turn the ignition key on so you have dash lights etc, Jog the bike back and forth gently while trying to shift the gears, what you are looking for is the green neutral light to come on on the dash.If this does not work..'. turn the ignition off..'. jog the bike GENTLY WITH THE CLUTCH IN AND WHILE THE BIKE IS STILL MOVING A VERY small amount release the clutch.'turn the ignition back on.'Now pull the clutch in and again attempt to shift the gears and activate the green neutral light. If you cant shift down, shift up, if the green lite blinks youve shifted thru neutral go back the other way. When you get a green light pull the clutch in and start the bike. Other Problems.'. You may have an airlock in the clutch line Take it to dealer and have it bled or get a knowledgable person to help you bleed the line. Is your battery OK. Is your kill switch activated.

Nov 10, 2008 | 2005 Suzuki Boulevard C90T

Not finding what you are looking for?
Motorcycles Logo

Related Topics:

465 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Suzuki Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75005 Answers

Arnie Burke
Arnie Burke

Level 3 Expert

4514 Answers

Ed Nelson
Ed Nelson

Level 2 Expert

149 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...