Question about Yamaha XVS 650 Dragstar Classic Motorcycles

1 Answer

I was on a trip. I stopped my yamaha 650 drag star (european version of the v star) and was going to back around and turn around, but the bike wouldn't back up. It rolls forward fine, but not back. I have removed the rear brake and it seems fine, so why is the bike locking up and not rolling back in nuetral or with the clutch in?

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • markpaschall Jan 03, 2011

    a xvs 650 is a shaft driven motorcycle

  • markpaschall Jan 03, 2011

    The xvs 650 yamaha is shaft driven. The bike won't back up and the rear brake appears ok.

  • markpaschall Jan 03, 2011

    this motorcycle is shaft driven

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 2,299 Answers

It sounds like the chain and sprockets are worn and will not let the bike back up.

Posted on Jan 03, 2011

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.
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

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Where is the oil pump on 2001 Yamaha V Star 650 located


Hi, Brandon for this scenario you will need your service, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the 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 for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
2001 Yamaha Star 650 oil pump location Google Search
Yamaha star 650 oil pump spur gear drag star 650
Yamaha XVS650 Service Manual
OEM parts for Yamaha
YAMAHA XVS650 Owner Manual

Sep 05, 2017 | 2001 Yamaha XVS 650 Dragstar Classic

1 Answer

My 1999 Yamha Vstar 650 Classic will not go into 5th gear, or does it only have 4?


Hi, Blackhawks70 it is a 5 speed and you should be able to shift into 5th gear with the engine off by rocking the bike back and forth for this situation I would call my local dealer or reputable shop's service/parts department and inquire about any possible quick fix, answers, or parts inquiry. If necessary, transport your bike to the dealer or shop and have a professional technician take it for a test drive, if it is in running condition, and give you a written estimate of repairs and answer any specific questions you may have about your problem. For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need please click on the links below. Good luck and have nice a day.
98 00 Yamaha XV650 Star Service Manual XVS650 Moto Data Project
OEM parts for Yamaha
http://www.starmotorcycles.com/assets/service/manuals/2003/LIT-11626-16-05_22.pdf
Yamaha XVS 650 Drag Star 1998
Tips Tricks

May 11, 2012 | 1999 Yamaha V Star Classic

1 Answer

1997 Yamaha XVS 650 Dragstar remove rear turn signals


Hi, Dusty3568 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 $ 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.
Rear Fender Deconstruction Yamaha XVS 650
Vstar signal install finally done
Yamaha XVS650 Service Manual
OEM parts for Yamaha
YAMAHA XVS650 Owner Manual

Apr 27, 2011 | 1997 Yamaha XVS 650 Dragstar

1 Answer

Replace oil pump on yamaha 1999 v-star classic 650


Hi, Catfour54 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 $0 you can download another one. 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.
Looking for some information on Yamaha star 650 repairs motorcycles
Yamaha star 650 oil pump spur gear drag star 650
http://www.sloneservices.com/SilverBack/Other-Stuff/V-StarShopManual99-07.pdf
OEM parts for Yamaha
http://www.starmotorcycles.com/assets/service/manuals/2003/LIT-11626-16-05_22.pdf

Jul 22, 2010 | 1999 Yamaha V Star Classic

1 Answer

Change the limit of 25KW of my Yamaha Dragstar 650 to the full power of 29KW


Hi, Pmermod for this scenario you will need your service/owners manual if you can't find the 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.
Yamaha XVS650 Service Manual
OEM parts for Yamaha
YAMAHA XVS650 Owner Manual
Yamaha XVS 650 Drag Star 1997
Yamaha DragStar 650

Jun 24, 2010 | 1997 Yamaha XVS 650 Dragstar

1 Answer

I borrowed my friends 2005 vstar 650. I was


sounds major. Clanking and low on oil sounds like a broken piston ring. Suggest dealer check with compression tester rear cylinder. Replace v star with Harley if necessary.

Sep 19, 2009 | 2003 Yamaha V Star Classic

1 Answer

650 classic v star NO POWER TO STARTER ?....


Hi and welcome to FixYa,

For a good number of brand/models/versions of bikes including the Yamaha VStar 650, please click here.

Good luck and thank you for using FixYa.

Apr 14, 2009 | 2001 Yamaha V Star Classic

2 Answers

Electrical trouble


If all the fuses turn out good especially the main fuse then you might want to check your starter solenoid. Try jumping the two leads on the solenoid if the bike starts then most likely the solenoid is bad. If it doesn't start then it could be two other things. 1- your Ignitions might be shoot. tell tail signs. Bike cutting out during the ride and bike loses power when you hit the starter button but power returns when you turn the key off then back on. 2- The Rectifier might be gone. The rectifier will cause many different problem that might have you chasing carb problems, to the bike won't start at all with no cranking

Nov 10, 2008 | 2001 Yamaha Drag Star Four

Not finding what you are looking for?
Motorcycles Logo

Related Topics:

22 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Yamaha Experts

dhnguyen

Level 2 Expert

281 Answers

Steve Sweetleaf
Steve Sweetleaf

Level 3 Expert

1147 Answers

Tony

Level 3 Expert

2600 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...