Question about 2001 Suzuki VL 1500 Intruder LC
Back fires a lot on deceleration
Hi and welcome to FixYa,
In the versions we have worked on, almost always, your description indicates too lean a mixture on at least one of the carbs (chances are the one for the front cylinder). Considering that it has not been used for over a year, the carbs would need to be pulled down and cleaned. Old/stale gas would have coated the inside of the carbs with varnish like substance. This would be blocking the ports, holes, jets, slides and definitely, the bowl, walls and floats. Other than the above, the fuel pump/regulator would also have to be considered.
Incidentally, I was made to understand that certain versions has had known issues with the carbs and a recall was done.
Good luck and thank you for using FixYa.
Posted on Apr 25, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 31, 2016 | Motorcycles
May 28, 2015 | John Deere Garden
May 23, 2014 | 1990 Yamaha FZR 1000
Jan 27, 2013 | Cars & Trucks
Aug 24, 2010 | 2005 Yamaha V Star 1100 Classic
Jul 07, 2010 | 2001 Yamaha YZF-R1
Apr 30, 2010 | 1998 Honda CBR 900 RR Fireblade
Oct 20, 2009 | 2000 Harley Davidson FLHTCUI Electra Glide...
229 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: