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06 v-star 1100 when twisting throttle and then back to idle position it takes a while to idle back down or stays at high rpm

When cold will not idle at all till warmed up a bit then wont idle down or takes a while to go back down to idle

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More than likely the carbs are plugged up(makes the no idle, popping from the intake or pipe and sometimes hard starting), and/or a vacuum line(s) Is loose/broken, and the carbs are probably out of sync (makes the high sticking idle/little to no idle). I have many article written about cleaning the carbs and fuel system. Get the carbs and fuel system cleaned out if you are not familiar with the process.

Posted on Nov 19, 2013

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SOURCE: High idle

hello mate,, b4 i can give u any advice,, u need to get the carbs balanced and syncro,,if u dont have carb balancers then itl cost yuh bout 20 quid to get them done in a garage,, sounds to me as if that is the prob,,to give u irratic idles,,

Posted on Mar 24, 2009

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SOURCE: yamaha v star 1100 blowing head lights

How's the battery holding up? Check the voltage on the battery and also check to see if it is bubbling a lot. 13.8V is optimal for the battery charging with the engine running, but up to 14.4 is common. If it's running a lot over that and the battery is making a lot of bubbles, probably the regulator is the problem.

If the battery is low on electrolyte, the regulator doesn't have anyplace to dump electrons, and that could also be a problem, so make sure the battery connections are good and tight, too.

Posted on May 21, 2009

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SOURCE: V Star 1100 - after cruise speeds engine rpm

Check to be sure the cables are not binding.
LUBE those cables!

You can buy a device that is simple and not expensive to lube the cables.
My V Star-1100 custom did exactly the same thing after about 4 years.
Seems the standard service package does not include lubing the cables!

After a generous lube the throttle cables and sticking slow return vanished.
Pleasant surprise how easy the throttle and clutch cables worked too!

Good luck!

Posted on Oct 04, 2009

Anonymous

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SOURCE: XVS 1100 idle

at sea level there is 14.7 psi of air pressure, the higher you go the thinner the air. thus, need more air and less fuel. adjuster your idle air screw mixture.

Posted on Dec 27, 2009

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SOURCE: 2000 Yamaha V star Classic 1100; Once it warms up,

The idle is set too high. Check on the left side of the engine, about mid point of the jugs "V", you should see a knob near the middle. Turn it R/L until the idle lowers. (slowly!) (only AFTER it has warmed up.

Posted on Oct 29, 2010

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