Question about Suzuki Boulevard C50T Motorcycles

1 Answer

My bike has sat for one year. I bought a new battery one year ago and drove it from my old apartment to my current one. The bike has not been started for one year. I got a used gas tank on ebay and just installed it. I just charged up the battery and put gas in the new tank. It clicked but would not turn over. I tried it until the battery died.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 185 Answers

Ok mate few things to consider here, if the bike has been non started and stationary for a year there is a very good chance that one of the following or all of the following has occurred.
Your battery is dead (they don't like just sitting - doesn't matter new or old, if left for extensive time they will die) Your gear / motor oil would be useless - oil can not just sit in bottom of bike for a year it would be glue
Your carbi would be blocked or partially blocked from fuel gum or varnish in jets
If you like this bike I highly recommend oil and filter change, New spark plug (put about 10 drops of oil down the spark plug hole before you put new spark plug back in to lube the piston) clean air filter (or fit new one) Remove carbi and compressed air clean all jets especially the pilot jet and circuit and stick in a new battery
Once all done for the fist start I would find a nice safe hill and push start it. in my experience under this circumstances if you rely on the electric starter you may find you burn it out trying to start so give at least few minutes running motor to flush everything through before trying to electric start would be your best bet
When you get it going I would dump the oil and oil filter again after 2 hours ride time to confirm all the old expired oil is flushed out - just to be safe
good luck regards Jamie

Posted on May 28, 2011

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

I have a zongshen 200c gya, it doesn`t want to start. Battery is new. I have to push start it always. Once running it just slows down as if it is choking then just cut off. Can you help??


bad alternator, no voltage in system, or check your air filter, I had a similar problem on an old RD350 which had a filter under the seat. It would shift around and once I sat on the seat it was cutting off the air flow to the motor.

That's why it would start when I pushed it but not while I sat on it!
Needed a little spacer to keep it away from the seat. I bought it like that just after it was all rebuilt with racing parts, got it dirt cheap, $10 part that they forgot to put back on the bike when it was done.

Old owner never even drove it 1 mile after he had all the work done to it. He couldn't figure out what was wrong and sold it as is, he was just ill after I drove back and showed him how it ran, you could hear it 2 miles away!

Sep 23, 2014 | Motorcycles

1 Answer

Watch stopped working


The battery is the first thing. You have no way of knowing how long the battery was in that watch before you bought it. Batteries are installed at the manufacturer and the battery might have been old before it was installed, then the watch might have sat in a warehouse for years before you bought it.

Mar 02, 2014 | Raymond Weil Watches

1 Answer

I have a 2000 SC that sat in my shop covered until 6months ago, the bike has 1400 mile on it, I have taken it to a victory dealer that has cleaned the fuel tank and filters also installed recalls for the...


It is 13 years old, and has not been ridden. Probably has crud in the carb, varnish in the tank and fuel lines, cracks in the vacuum lines, etc etc.....

Sep 12, 2013 | 2001 Victory V92 Sport Cruiser

2 Answers

XV1100 Starter does not engage when trinig to start engin


sorry didn't actually see the post before my first comment, if it is only when the bike is warm or hot but not over heated I would suspect the same thing, faulty starter. "replace or rebuild"

Jul 12, 2013 | Motorcycles

1 Answer

Battery indicator and brake light is on


The battery light indicates the cars Alternator is not charging the battery, this can be the alt that is defective or the wiring to it.

Oct 17, 2012 | 1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue

1 Answer

2002 Saturn SL1, 72K miles. Hasn't been driven in


Single click? More battery is needed. Id change the battery, or slow charge it.
Might also be the security system shutting down the starter. Common on GM vehicles. Heres a link on that. http://vatspasslockpasskeysecurityhelp.yolasite.com/

May 27, 2011 | 2002 Saturn S-Series

1 Answer

2005 636 NOT STARTING


try new fuel & plugs...

Apr 12, 2010 | 2005 kawasaki ZX-6R

1 Answer

Problem starting


Sounds like timing chain broke.

Sep 06, 2009 | 1985 Honda CB 700 SC Nighthawk

1 Answer

1993 Kawasaki 750R - Charging issue - Weird!!!


i know this sounds silly ,but when you bought the battery had it been activated,new batterys are critical in their first charge and you cannot use a standare type automotve charger,if bought dry the battery needs to have the acid filled ,left to sit for at least 2 hours prior to charging,once it has sat for the 2 hrs with the acid in,the new battery will need to be charged with a "cteck"or similar type charger for at least 13 hrs before it can be put into normal service,what happened with yours i think is that sure you gave it a charge but it has only recieved a "surface charge"and will be usable for a very short time,it may recover for a brief period and go again untill the surface charge dissipates,(or in other words ..runs out of charge)best thing you can do with the battery is take it to a auto electrician and have the battery cycled and conditioned,this is not expensive to do and will give you piece of mind,after conditioning the battery shouldngive excellent service,i have the battery in my goldwing coditioned about every 12 months and i have the same battery that was in the bike when i bought the bike 8 years ago and still no electrical or battery problems(costs about $25 to get it done)once a year but that beats $280 for a new one...hope this helps

Jul 09, 2009 | 1990 kawasaki ZXR 750

Not finding what you are looking for?
Motorcycles Logo

Related Topics:

308 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Suzuki Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75744 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...