2001 Yamaha XVS 650 Dragstar Classic - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

Use a DYNAJET kit & go with the directions. Or check with the Hypercharger manufacture for correct jetting. But you will still need different needles & main jets for those pipes.

2001 Yamaha XVS... | Answered on Jan 20, 2014 | 243 views

forks have a clearcoat on them use a gel type paint remover on them to remove the clearcoat and they'll look like new

2001 Yamaha XVS... | Answered on Jan 19, 2014 | 256 views

Hi there, yes check for the float.. adjust it using a long nose plier.. It should solve the overflowing problem

2001 Yamaha XVS... | Answered on Dec 27, 2010 | 217 views

If there is no fluid on the fork legs or the wheel the fluid very likely isn't leaking and is OK.
If there is fluid the fork legs need servicing at which time the fluid will be drained and replaced.

2001 Yamaha XVS... | Answered on Jun 16, 2009 | 361 views

Therre is a vent from the underside of the tank to atmosphere. It may be pinched or clogged. If the cap has a vent it is plugged. clean cap in carburetor cleaner.

2001 Yamaha XVS... | Answered on Jun 06, 2009 | 309 views

I would suggest that the wheel is of centre. check your preload and fork oil. you may also have a weak spring. this will allow one fork to ride higher and cause the wheel to lean to one side.

2001 Yamaha XVS... | Answered on Jun 04, 2009 | 297 views

on right crankcase by brake pedal you will find a round cover with 3 bolts in it, remove this and you will find some more bolts to remove the second casing that holds the oil filter, be careful not to over tighten the bolts when putting back, i did and stripped the thread, complete change takes about 15 mins

2001 Yamaha XVS... | Answered on Mar 22, 2009 | 234 views

look for your fuse panel may be by the drivers side or under the hood drivers side.Once found the panel or fuse box cover should tell you what number fuse is needed and where its located for both the tail light indicators and back brake lights good luck

Yamaha XVS 650... | Answered on Mar 15, 2013 | 140 views

Check and adjust the float levels in the Carb or carbs.

Yamaha XVS 650... | Answered on Jun 05, 2012 | 26 views

check fuses first then check each socket for power on at least 2 wires

Yamaha XVS 650... | Answered on Jul 10, 2011 | 114 views

We would find it useful to know what machine the engine is fitted to.
Thank you

Yamaha XVS 650... | Answered on Mar 01, 2011 | 27 views

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

Yamaha XVS 650... | Answered on Jan 03, 2011 | 26 views

Please re-post and include the year, model and engine size. Baring that, check to see if your bike manual is on the website below. It has over 3000 manuals for free download.

Yamaha XVS 650... | Answered on Sep 16, 2010 | 1,088 views

Your Yamaha dealer sells a set of three washers/spacers (thin about 1-3/4" across) that probably were never put in your starter. It is a fix for intermittent or non working starters. The dealer should be able to tell you where they go in the starter.

Yamaha XVS 650... | Answered on Sep 03, 2010 | 376 views

too much fuel going to barrel buddy to rich is it carbed or injection engine

Yamaha XVS 650... | Answered on Oct 06, 2009 | 237 views

carb inlet needles are leaking... change your oil before you run it again

Yamaha... | Answered on Nov 19, 2020 | 15 views

Yamaha would be a possible source.

Yamaha... | Answered on Nov 15, 2020 | 38 views

Try the basics first. When was it given a Full service? (Spark plugs, air/oil/fuel filters and oil change. Have you got any warning lights on the dash? Has it been standing unused for a long time as sometimes a bad batch of fuel or old fuel can cause problems. Old fuel can go "Off" and leave a sticky varnish like coating clogging injectors and sticking valves.
Try this. When your fuel tank is down to about quarter full and the engine is cold add a bottle of injector cleaner to the tank. Start the bike and let it idle until it is up to working temperature. Don't 'rev it up' because at idle your getting a stronger mix of cleaner going through the injectors. Once she's warmed up take her out for a good long steady ride then fuel up on the way BACK home.
If this doesn't help you'll need to get a Good bike mechanic to look at it as it could be a worn engine part or an electronics issue.

Yamaha... | Answered on Nov 03, 2020 | 16 views

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