Question about 1990 Suzuki GS 500 E

1 Answer

My bike has been sitting for a long time, im not really sure how long its been but i know at least 5 years. I bought a new party and there was still no power getting to the ignition so I have a few questions for you. 1. There is dried up rust in the gas tank and I was wondering how to get it out. The key broke inside the lock for the gas tank so I cant open it but i am taking it to a lock smith tomorrow. 2. There is no power getting to the big so I think I need to replace the 20A main fuse. What other fuses should I replace? Thank you really appreciate it.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 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.

  • Expert
  • 253 Answers

Electrical won't be your biggest problem. Pull the carbs off and start crying now. 5 years of sitting killed them dead. Carb rebuilding or replacement, gas tank sealing, new battery, tank lock repair, oil change, spark plugs, rotted tires replacement (yes they are) and the electric issues will be or exceed your sanity level and value of bike. Sell bike now get a newer one that runs. You'll thank me later.

Posted on Sep 09, 2010

  • Dirt Dobber
    Dirt Dobber Sep 09, 2010

    Max perfect value is $1000
    good is $675.
    Please don't spend the money on it!!

×

Ad

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.
New users get to try the service completely Free afterwhich it costs $6 per call 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

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Honda NSR 150 SP. Adjust choke Hi. My bike has been parked for 8 months. The choke cable was stuck n my revs would sit on average at 4000rpm.last time i rode the engine had a knocking sound so i parked...


Yes, don't tamper with it unless you know what to do. Get a pal or local mechanic to give you a run down of what needs doing or can look over your shoulder while you tackle it. You will need access to a good tool kit, some spray oil/wd40 and you should really get a workshop manual because you are likely to need factory info and settings to make it run sweetly. I hope the brake fluid is for a separate problem for which you need experienced help because brakes are your life at stake. Buy a new choke cable.

Jan 05, 2015 | Motorcycles

1 Answer

Clutch disengageing


From your description (ZX7R), I know it's a Kawasaki ninja zx7r.

HOWEVER, without a YEAR, only generalizations can be given, as things change from year to year.

Feb 26, 2014 | kawasaki Motorcycles

1 Answer

2001 YZ250F spark plug gap?


Hi, Bombardierxb for this scenario you will need your service/owners manual if you can't find the first and best tool you ever bought for your Yamaha, despair not, for a mere zero $0 you can download another one. For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
what is the proper spark plug gap for 2007 yamaha yz250f
YZ250F Spark Plug Removal Replacement Applies to MOST 4 Stroke MX Bikes...
YAMAHA YZ250F LC Owner Service Manual
OEM parts for Yamaha
http://mybikemanuals.com/yamaha/yamaha-yz-owners-manuals

Apr 07, 2017 | 2003 Yamaha YZ 250 F

1 Answer

Just bought a 1993 suzuki gsxr 750. has been sitting in a garage for 2 years. we took the carbs off and cleaned them really well, changed the oil, and air filter and we added new gas. bike starts up and...


If is runs better with full choke, then the bike is lean, check for air leaks at the carb manifold, vacumn cracked hoses, non standard exhausts, perhaps the mufflers have rusted out while sitting

Apr 24, 2011 | 1993 Suzuki GSX-R 750 WP

1 Answer

My 04 crf230f honda dirtbike started clicking


First step, check, or get checked the valves!!!

Jun 04, 2010 | 2004 Honda CRF 230 F

1 Answer

My ge washer wssh300g1ww does not spin out clothes well


Hello, I too bought one of these washers(WSSH300G1WW). After about one year of operation i noticed that the low spin cycle was making noise so look at it and it was just making noise and not spinning. canceled the cycle restarted the machine but this time set the spin speed to high instead of low, it works on high. im guessing its the clutch in the machine that is faulty and really cant affoard to fix at this time. The thing is i liked to use low spin cause the thing would shake violently on high even with a small load. So now when it spins or i start the machine i make sure theres nothing close that its shaking will cause to fall and break. I also bought the matching dryer (dsxh47eg1ww) it too has problems, the bearings that hold the front of the drum up are going out, thing is i dont over load it and it seems that they went out or started to go out very early as my clothes were getting caught inbetween the drum and the dryer 2 months after i bought it. Im 42 years old so i remember when we had REAL washer and dryers. When quality was revered by companies and consumers. Those old machines ran for years (maybe even decades) without problems, replace a belt from time to time. Now days your lucky to get five years out of an appliance. I know these ones arent going to see 5 years. their about 2 years old and im ready to go find some 1970 model year washer and dryer, rebuild, give a custom paint job to call them retro.

Jan 22, 2010 | General Electric WSSH300G Front Load...

2 Answers

1993 camaro overheating


make sure all the air induction is in place to the radiator behind the front bumper if its not there that maybe your problem, or blown headgasket

Apr 29, 2009 | 1993 Chevrolet Camaro

1 Answer

No rear brake master cyl.full


If it has been sitting on the sidestand, the cylinders on the low side occasionally become fouled - which will clear up pretty fast or after changing the plugs. There is probably gunk in the rear caliper from sitting & dealer may want to check the fronts as well. Dealers are really expensive & I would guess that they would want $250 or so just to fix the rear brake issue. When i needed all my calipers cleaned, my dealer wanted almost $1000., so I did them myselves for about $50. Rick

Apr 12, 2009 | 1990 Honda GL 1500 SE Gold Wing

1 Answer

Need to know how to wire up a pit bike from only wires off the motor to 5 wires , i have swaped motors an the new motor has 5 wires comin from it the old motor had only 2 so im not sure how to wire it up...


it is the same as the other motor on any pit bike the red goes to red and some times the spartplug comes from the motors so you knever know the other three wires are for you light horn and rev counters if you really want to but the pit bikes are made for off orad so you will be spoiling the bike with lights and just remember you need road legal tyres aswell

Mar 28, 2009 | RTO Pit Bikes

1 Answer

Bike turns over but wont start.


The problem with a bike sitting around is that the inside of the tank rusts and the gas drys up leaving a very unwanted residue of varnish in the carbs. The repair is going to be a bit of a project and very frustrating.

Remove and drain the gas tank. Remove the old petcock. Clean the rust out inside of the tank as best you can. Install the new petcock AND install an inline fuel filter.

Next, remove the carbs and disassemble for cleaning. I would spring for carb rebuild kits but only if it looks like the carbs can be saved. Often, abused carbs just need to be trashed and replaced. If you have never balanced and syncronised four carbs you are in for a very frustrating day. I am serious here > keep a fire extinguisher handy.

It's likely that the cost of fixing the bike will be more than the bike is worth, especially if you pay the dealer to do the repair. Your bike is 27 years old and most dealers will not work on anything more than 10 to 15 years old. Parts availability is a problem as well. Even if you get it running, what shape is the gearbox in? Are any of the shift forks bent? Is the clutch operational? This bike is a total shot in the dark and a risky investment at best.

I hate to be the person to tell the bad news but I would hate it more to see you put money and time into lost cause. I have the tools and experiance to fix bikes > I wouldn't want to touch this one. Best wishes anyway.

Please rate this solution as a "FixYa" to the problem if you feel I have answered your question adiquately.

Mar 23, 2009 | 1982 Suzuki Gs 550 L

Not finding what you are looking for?
1990 Suzuki GS 500 E Logo

252 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Suzuki Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76630 Answers

Arnie Burke
Arnie Burke

Level 3 Expert

4535 Answers

Richard
Richard

Level 2 Expert

83 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...