2003 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

Check the signal fuse in the fuse box. it is a 10 amp fuse. If that signal fuse is out, You would also not have a horn or neutral light as well.

2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Feb 26, 2019 | 66 views

The oil fill cap or plug is missing Get another adapt and check oil level do not let it get dirt etc in it plug with something now and drive car to get part

2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Jun 30, 2016 | 54 views

Ronald, All stock single wall pipes will blue some time or another. A big cause of Bluing is a badly tuned bike, burning rich or lean putting more heat into pipe.
There are polishes available to remove the Bluing, and some people on forums, they suggest to remove and with high heat paint, put several coats inside of chrome pipes.
Check the attached links,instruction and guides, Good luck
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2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on May 06, 2016 | 180 views

Check your kick stand switch

2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Nov 29, 2015 | 31 views

remove the oil filter, an check for fine pieces of metal shavings in the filter, IF THERE ARE SOMETHING HAS FAILED

2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Aug 24, 2015 | 71 views

no gas/spark operator

2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on May 23, 2015 | 47 views

The starter clutch needs to be replaced. An alternator sgop will usually rebuild these for 1/2 of a new one. .A thumbs up would be greatly appreciated if this answer is helpful to you. Good Luck.


2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Dec 20, 2014 | 131 views

Backfiring is a symptom of being too lean, not too rich. Clean your jets, synch the carbs and adjust the PMS.

2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Nov 26, 2014 | 351 views

Have the carburetor tuned, could be a bent valve

2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Jul 13, 2014 | 28 views

I found mine under the seat, may also be able to access behind left hand side cover

2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Mar 13, 2020 | 479 views

Sounds like a bent shift fork. While accelerating you can feel the power cutting in and out quickly. The problem will get worse if you keep pushing 2nd gear till it slips. You can learn where (at what RPM) it wants to jump out and start shifting before it jumps out. The long term fix is opening the transmission and fixing the bent shift fork.

2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Jan 08, 2014 | 352 views

Anything can be fixed. Just have to have the knowledge to be able to fix it. All in the name of the Lord. God knows all.Its just a seal leak. Most likely going to have to get inside the hub change the seal and lock it all back up.

2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Dec 19, 2013 | 135 views

best bet would be to get a new one also remembering how much the dealers charge for there products i would go aftermarket threw partsunlimited, cruiser, or Tucker rocky but the dealer still has to order it for you, all have great quality products at cheaper prices than O.E.M replacements unless your still under warranty.

2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Dec 17, 2013 | 2,267 views

You might have gotten the coil and plug wires too wet.

Either give it a day or two to dry out, or spray them with a thin coating of WD-40, wipe dry, and try starting.

2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Dec 14, 2013 | 160 views

Are you certain? Motorcycles typically have a valve on them with an OFF, ON and RESERVE position. It is the same tank, the valve dictates whether you are ON or on RESERVE. You can have fuel in the tank and not be able to use it because the valve is in the ON position not RESERVE. Never operate normally in RESERVE ... the RESERVE is to get you home.

2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Aug 29, 2013 | 216 views

turn the bike on and fuel comes out of a line behind the air filter. Can you tell me where that line is supposed to go

2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Jul 22, 2013 | 251 views

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2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Jul 10, 2013 | 241 views

Hello birddman70...sounds like you have an air trap in the system.
No fluid to the caliper or through the caliper to the bleeder? If there is no fluid at the end of the brake line then move up to the bottom of the master cylinder and check for fluid there. If no fluid there you might need a master cylinder rebuild. It's a bit tricky getting the air out of the rear cause the cylinder is lower and tiny air bubbles are slow to work their way out. I try not to open the system if the fluid level is low enough to retract the caliper. If you try to bleed again rock the bike a little before you pump the pedal to help allow the bubbles in the master cylinder surface.
Good luck and i hope this will fixya up...

2003 Yamaha V... | Answered on Jul 10, 2013 | 306 views

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