Top 20 2000 Yamaha V Star 1100 Custom Questions & Answers

i would try a lower octane first . and if possible try to get marine fuel. with no ethanol in it .its just normal gas like we use to have before .Anyway that bike was not meant for the fuel of today. this is a common problem with older bikes and smaller engines . see if the sound goes away after that . if not you may have a serious problem .

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Looking at the dragstar 100 maunal, there doesn't appear to be a starter clutch.
Maybe you mean the pre engage starter dog is not engaging. The manual just tell one to replace the motor. I would remove the starter, clean and lubricate the dog and bearing then put it back in as that usually fixes it.

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It could just be a spark plug if its not turning over. Have a mechanic look at the starter before you spend more money than you have to.

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Hook a jumper cable from the negative battery post to any grounding point on the starter and try starting. If it starts then the problem is in your ground. Remove and clean both ends of the cable as well as the spot they connect to. Reinstall ground cable and try starting. Hope this helps

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back fire,bogs down and choke required means it is lean.
Check fuel filter, fuel tap
intake air leaks, loose clamps, cracked rubber
vacumn hose off
valve clearance
loose jets in carb \dirt in carbs
part of a carb coming loose , like the top cap

The back fire can be because of carbon fouled plugs, caused by the choke on.
air intake leaks can sometimes be found by spraying WD around intake rubbers,while running and listening for engine change.
The rest is mainly visual inspection and adjusmnet

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did you try to push start it? sounds like a bad starter

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So the new battery has a full charge and you checked right?
And if everything was OK last year, I would suspect a bad battery cable or ground strap from the battery. Check all the connections to make sure all are good. Remove any corrosion if present. I have seen car battery cable corrode internally which will give fits trying to diagnose the issue.

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Could be, or maybe the gas is off or filter clogged. I'm not kidding or being smart. Remember it's either gas, spark or air.

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you may have fowled a spark plug.. check if you have spark.

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The oil light comes on for 2 reasons. One is if the oil pressure is to low and the other is if the oil is low and you my need to add some. Also the wires may be loose.

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cdi unit gone replace this or check to see if your getting power to this get back to me buddy

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Have you had an oil gauge on the line to check what pressure you are running at? You may want to try running a heavier oil in the engine. If you are running a synthetic oil switch back to ester oil. If this does not remedy the problem then a new oil pump will be the fix

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Could be a starter issue, or a wiring issue. Check for power at the starter when the button is pressed. If you have power, you need a starter, if not, trouble shoot the electrical system.

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No unfortunately there is not...I have looked and all I can recommend is try to find either a used manual from ebay or buy a manual from the dealer. Personally I would buy a manual, so that in the event you needed other information, specs, etc. pertaining to the project.

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look on stadium yamaha website you will see where they are

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beside the carb it a throttle set knob that sets the idle ..u got to turn it till the bike idles ..try that u cant miss it its there beside the carbs

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buy oil and filter from your dealer, they will know what you need, yes drain it, change filter and re-fill. job done, dont pay to get it done it's so simple and you will save about $85

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is fuel getting to the plugs ? should be wet after several tries to start ! ? if not then clean the carb !

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Kick stand switch may be the problem, if the kick stand is down and clutch out it wont start, sometime this switch will play up and it can be bypassed.

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