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@Hi, Anonymous the vast majority of service, parts fiche, and owners manuals on the internet are "FREE" to download and all service manuals contain wiring diagrams in the back pages. The rest usually charge a modest fee of $15 and there is a handful of obscure, rare, obsolete, and very old models that are no longer or never were available and some were never printed in English. The Indian and Philippine markets are usually in E-book format only, for these rare occasions I shall look on eBay and find the cheapest one available. Most of the manuals will cover your exact make, model, and year otherwise one will be provided that comes as close as possible to your bike and will have most of the same info that an exact manual would have. If there is no $ sign after the manual link it is free to download.
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1984 Honda vt... | Answered 13 hours ago


Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
1. Retarded ignition timing.
2. Retarded cam timing.
3. Bent or burnt exhaust valve.
4. Massive air leak.
5. Intake manifold cracked or damaged.
6. Intake manifold seals have failed.
7. Wrong heat range spark plug.
8. Fuel delivery system running too lean.
9. Faulty Map, O2, MAF, TPS, sensors.
10. Faulty advance mechanism.
11. Faulty VOES switch.
12. Aftermarket exhaust headers tubing too thin.
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2003 Honda CRF... | Answered 13 hours ago


Hi, Michael and the usual suspects are:
1. Clutch not properly adjusted.
2. Clutch plates rusted together.
3. Hydraulic clutch needs bleeding.
4. Faulty clutch slave cylinder.
5. Faulty clutch ramp mechanism.
6. Broken clutch rod
7. Clutch pack loose on the main shaft.
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1984 Honda CBX... | Answered 13 hours ago


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2004 Honda VTX... | Answered 13 hours ago


Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
1. Bulbs are burnt out.
2. Light circuit fuse was blown.
3. Faulty ignition switch.
4. Faulty, corroded or cut wire connector, pins, sockets etc. in the running light circuit.
5. Loose, broken or corroded common ground.
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1986 Honda VT... | Answered 13 hours ago


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2010 Honda... | Answered 13 hours ago


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2009 Honda... | Answered 14 hours ago


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2003 Honda VT... | Answered 14 hours ago


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1993 Honda CBR... | Answered 14 hours ago


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1998 Honda F6 C... | Answered 14 hours ago


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2000 Honda CG... | Answered 14 hours ago


Hi, Anonymous you need to make sure you have no intake leaks by spraying some Brake Kleen, Contact Cleaner, Starting Fluid etc. around the intake manifold and seals, if the RPM's go up or down significantly then you have a leak that needs to be fixed before you can continue with the carburetor adjustment.
The engine should be at operating temperature with the choke off to set the idle between 950-1050 rpm. Turn the idle skrew clockwise to increase the idle speed and counterclockwise to decrease the idle speed. If you have access to your air-fuel mixture skrew you may turn it as well, if not there is a video below on how to gain access, make sure you start with clean or new spark plugs. Gently turn the air-fuel mixture skrew clockwise until it starts to bottom out "STOP" do not over tighten as it will damage the taper on the end, now back the skrew out 1-1/2 full turns to establish a starting point start the engine and check the idle rpm's and turn the idle skrew accordingly for 950-1050 rpm if necessary, turn the air-fuel mixture skrew 1/4 turn at a time and let the engine settle for about 10 seconds, turn the skrew clockwise for a leaner mixture and counterclockwise for a richer mixture, you are seeking the highest rpm your air-fuel mixture skrew can acquire without going past 3 full turns from the bottom then resetting the idle skrew back down to 950-1050 rpm If you can not detect any rpm change and can not stall the engine by turning the air-fuel mixture skrew all the way in then your pilot/low-speed jet is too big and needs to be replaced with the next size smaller. Final adjustment should be made with a clean air filter mounted to the carburetor.
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2005 Honda CBF... | Answered 14 hours ago


Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
1. Fuel tank empty.
2. The fuel tank has old dead gas.
3. Fuel tank bottom contaminated with ethanol sludge, dirt, water, rust, etc.
4. Fuel supply valve/petcock turned off.
5. Fouled spark plugs.
6. Engine flooded as a result of overuse of the choke.
7. Vacuum hose to the fuel supply valve/petcock disconnected, broken, cracked, or pinched.
8. Fuel valve/petcock or filter clogged.
9. Fuel line to carburetor or throttle body pinched, kinked or blocked.
10. Carburetor float stuck.
11. Fuel injectors clogged.
12. Fuel injectors stuck open.
13. Quick disconnect check ball stuck.
14. Compression below 75 PSI.
15. A stuck-bent-burnt valve.
16. Severely discharged or a damaged battery should have 12.5 volts or more and be able to pass a proper "LOAD" test if necessary, you may have a cursory reading of 12.5 volts or more but little or zero amperage the battery is faulty and must be replaced, AGM batteries fail in this scenario more so than lead-acid batteries.
17. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
18. Loose or corroded wire connection at the coil or plug between ignition sensor and ECM module.
19. Spark plug cables in bad condition and shorting check for spark leakage in the dark, cable connections are loose or connected to the wrong cylinders.
20. Ignition timing incorrect due to a faulty ignition coil, ignition module or MAP, CMP, CKP, O2, TPS, ETP, IAC sensors.
21. Faulty neutral, clutch, kickstand safety switch.
22. Faulty fuel pump or fuse or relay.
23. Faulty or corroded run/stop switch.
24. Tilt sensor needs a reset.
25. Security system not disarming alarm needs a reset.
26. Check for engine trouble codes.
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2001 kawasaki... | Answered 15 hours ago


Hi, Krpandario you may need a clutch adjustment, for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your Honda, despair not, for a mere $15 you can download another one.
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2002 Honda XL... | Answered 15 hours ago


Hi, Patrick_f9 if your bike has been sitting idle for months or years and you did not do any pre-storage maintenance I feel your pain it will probably have a dead battery and not want to start or if it starts it will not idle unless the choke is full on and run poorly then stall, here are the following steps necessary to complete in order to get your bike back to an acceptable running condition and in the future pour in a bottle of fuel stabilizer and injector cleaner for you FI folks at least 2 times a year and before storage.
1. If your battery was 2-3 years old when you last had the bike running you should replace it.
2. If you believe your battery might still be serviceable remove it from the bike and put it on a 1 or 2 amp trickle charger for 24 hours. If it is the old lead acid type with visible cells and acid levels fill each cell to the top line with distilled water and replace the caps, run the vent tube into a plastic or styrofoam cup, any cells that are cloudy/milky replace the battery.
3. After charging the battery remove the leads and let it sit for a couple of hours then check the battery voltage with a voltmeter, you should have 12.5 volts or more, any readings in the 11 volt range you need to do a proper "LOAD" test on the battery and replace as necessary, you may have 12.5 volts or better but little or zero amps, any readings in the 10 volt range you have a dead cell and the battery needs to be replaced.
4. Drain and flush fuel tank if it rusty there is a cheap and easy fix. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUYr_7SwGms
5. Remove and inspect your air cleaner paper elements that are not oil soaked can be cleaned with a soft brush and low pressure compressed air, oil-soaked elements must be replaced. Gause mesh and foam elements can be cleaned by soaking them in a container big enough to completely cover them with a solution of 1 gallon of water and 1 oz. of Dawn dishwashing liquid for small and medium size elements, for monster size double the formula and let soak for at least one hour then rinse with warm water shake off excess and let air dry, "WARNING" do not use compressed air as this will embed micro-sized dirt and road grime and destroy the mesh pattern and stretch foam elements out of shape just squeeze it like a sponge and let air dry, use a fan if you're in a hurry. When completely dry spray a very fine mist of air filter oil evenly around the whole element.
6. Remove the carburetors, disassemble and decontaminate with a "CARB DIP" or if you have EFI remove injectors and clean with carb spray and compressed air
7. Check intake manifold and seals for leaks and craks.
8. Remove fuel valve and filter disassemble and clean as necessary, remove, clean, and inspect fuel and vacuum lines and replace as necessary.
9. Replace spark plugs with new ones and check for spark.
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2002 Honda CBR... | Answered 15 hours ago


Look down and right next to the carburetor there is a little knob, turn that to left for lower idle and right for higher.

Honda... | Answered 15 hours ago


Hi, Hammond_24 your instrument gauges and lights can alert you to most electrical and engine issues they can not warn you about failed engine gaskets or seals so your engine has to resort to old fashion alert methods of colored "SMOKE SIGNALS" here is a breakdown of their meaning:
1. COLORLESS OR SLIGHTLY BLUE SMOKE on start-up means your air/fuel mixture is the right composition and everything is well burnt in your combustion chamber.
2. BLUE SMOKE on startup is usually caused by failed valve seals dripping oil into the combustion chamber when the engine is not running.
3. YELLOW OR BROWNISH SMOKE at start-up means your air/fuel mixture is too lean. Too lean means that there is low fuel but high air mixture in your combustion chamber.
4. WHITE SMOKE on startup may be caused by a blown head gasket allowing coolant to enter the combustion chamber and may start dripping out of the exhaust pipes or mufflers. Smoke while riding is usually caused by worn out or damaged valves, seals, guides, pistons, rings, or cylinder walls.
5. BLACK SMOKE on startup is usually caused by too much fuel in the combustion chamber this can be due to air/fuel mixture adjustment too rich, accelerator pump improperly adjusted, faulty choke or not in the off position, air filter dirty and clogged, faulty carburetor float needle and seat, pilot jet too large, fuel injectors leaking, smoke while riding is usually caused by the main jet being too large or a damaged carburetor.
It should be noted that aggressive or abnormal throttle operation will cause these conditions to manifest themselves exponentially.
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2006 Honda CRF... | Answered 15 hours ago


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2003 Honda VTX... | Answered 15 hours ago


Hi, Anonymous bago subukan ang anumang mga de-koryenteng sangkap sa Nagcha-charge System ito ay "IMPERATIVE" na mayroon kang isang ganap na sisingilin baterya ng 12.5 volts o higit pa at ma-ipasa ang isang wastong "LOAD" test kung kinakailangan, maaaring mayroon kang isang paunang pagbabasa ng 12.5 volts o higit pa ngunit maliit o zero amperage, ang baterya ay may mali at dapat mapalitan. Ang mga uri ng baterya ng AGM ay nahuhulog sa sitwasyong ito nang higit pa kaysa sa lead-acid na mga baterya.
1. Suriin ang mga terminal ng baterya para sa pinsala o kaagnasan, lagyan ng tsek ang mga kable ng baterya sa "BOTH" na nagtatapos para sa maluwag, nakakagambala, o sirang mga konektor, "SA ISANG" at sa labas ng cable harness, magsagawa ng pagkabit ng pag-ikot ng pagsubok at suriin ang mga cable na may isang ohmmeter kung kinakailangan.
2. Upang suriin ang regulator unplug ito mula sa stator. Sumakay ng isang pagsubok na ilaw at i-clip ito sa negatibong terminal ng baterya at pagkatapos ay pindutin ang unang isang pin at pagkatapos ay ang iba pang sa plug na napupunta sa regulator. Kung makakakuha ka ng kahit na ang pinakamaliit na halaga ng ilaw mula sa light test ang regulator ay toast. Upang gawin ito sa isang metro: itim na humantong sa baterya lupa, pulang lead sa bawat pin sa plug, magsimula sa boltahe scale mas mataas kaysa sa 12vdc at ilipat ang boltahe scale down sa mga hakbang para sa bawat pin. Anumang boltahe ay isang masamang regulator.
3. Sa kabilang bahagi ng pagkakakonekta plug ng regulator. Itakda ang multimeter para sa Ohms x1 scale at sukatin para sa paglaban sa mga pin ng stator. Dapat mong basahin ang isang bagay sa paligid ng 0.1 sa 0.2 ohms para sa isang 32 amp system.
4. Pagkatapos ay suriin para sa pagpapatuloy sa pagitan ng bawat pin sa plug at frame / engine lupa. Ang meter needle ay hindi dapat ilipat (walang katapusan na pagtutol) (ang mga digitals ay magpapakita ng walang katapusan na pagtutol) kung ang meter needle ay lumipat (na nagpapahiwatig ng pagpapatuloy) (ang mga digitals ay magpapakita ng paglaban), maingat na maingat na suriin muli. Kung ang metro ay nagpapakita pa rin ng pagpapatuloy sa lupa ang stator ay shorted (masamang).
5. Itakda ang metro upang basahin ang mga boltahe A / C na mas mataas kaysa sa 30 volts (ang setting ng scale para sa boltahe ay dapat palaging magiging mas mataas kaysa sa pinakamataas na boltahe na inaasahan mo o maaari kang magprito ng metro). Simulan ang bike, at sukatin mula sa isang pin patungo sa isa sa plug (HUWAG i-cross ang multimeter probes - pindutin ang mga ito sa bawat isa). Dapat mong basahin ang halos 16-20 bakat bawat 1,000 rpm.
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