Question about 1985 Yamaha XJ 700 X Maxim
I had the same issue with mine, just recently purchased the bike, previous owner said it ran but has been in storage a year and a half. I filled the fuel filter and everything and it would **** down the fuel but never even attempted to fire. I came to find out that there are two lines that come off the tank, the one without the fuel filter has a vacuum on it. So what we did was pour a little fuel down that line to prime the engine because it dumps fuel straight between the carb and cylinder. Took about 3-4 attempts but it fired and ran, just had to set the idle from there. Hope that helps you.
Posted on Sep 15, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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