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Hi, Anonymous for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your KTM, despair not, for a mere zero $ you can download another one.
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2008 KTM 450... | Answered 3 days ago


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2008 KTM 450... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Perrins620 the vast majority of service, parts fiche, and owners manuals on the internet are "FREE" to download and all service manuals contain wiring diagrams in the back pages. The rest usually charge a modest fee of $15 and there is a handful of obscure, rare, obsolete, and very old models that are no longer or never were available and some were never printed in English. The Indian and Philippine markets are usually in E-book format only, for these rare occasions I shall look on eBay and find the cheapest one available. Most of the manuals will cover your exact make, model, and year otherwise one will be provided that comes as close as possible to your bike and will have most of the same info that an exact manual would have. If there is no $ sign after the manual link it is free to download.
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KTM_450_EXC

2008 KTM 450... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
1. Spark plugs in bad condition or have an improper gap or are partially fouled.
2. Spark plug cables in bad condition.
3. Battery damaged or nearly discharged, should have 12.5 volts.
4. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
5. Throttle controls not adjusted correctly.
6. Water or dirt in the fuel system.
7. Water or dirt in the carburetor.
8. Intake air leak.
9. Fuel tank vent hose and vapor valve plugged, or the fuel line is closed off, restricting fuel flow.
10. Choke valve inoperative.
11. Engine lubricant to heavy (winter operation).
12. Ignition is not functioning properly (possible sensor failure).
13. Faulty ignition coil.
14. Valves sticking.
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http://www.dirtbikeworld.net/forum/showthread.php?t=72784
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KTM 450 SX-F... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Duane and the usual suspects are:
1. Fouled spark plugs.
2. Severely discharged or a damaged battery should have 12.5 volts or more and be able to pass a proper "LOAD" test if necessary, you may have a preliminary reading of 12.5 volts or more but little or zero amperage the battery is faulty and must be replaced, AGM batteries fail in this scenario more so than lead-acid batteries.
3. Check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
4. Loose connection at ignition coil or plug between ignition sensor and module.
5. Spark plug cables in bad condition, shorting/leaking, spark plug cable connections loose check for spark leakage in the dark.
6. A faulty ignition coil or electronic control module.
7. Faulty pulse coil.
8. Faulty CKP, CMP, or BAS sensor.
9. Faulty ignition switch.
10. Faulty run/off switch
11. Tilt sensor needs a reset.
12. Security alarm failing to disarm needs reset
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2010 KTM 65 SX | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Anonymous for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your KTM, despair not, for a mere zero $ you can download another one.
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KTM 450 SX-F... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Anonymous for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your KTM, despair not, for a mere zero $ you can download another one.
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https://thumpertalk.com/forums/topic/865346-450-xc-f-torque-setting/
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7VQ1R8fUjcidWsyTzVlMFMxTDQ/view
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2008 KTM 450... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Anonymous for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your KTM, despair not, for a mere zero $ you can download another one.
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2008 KTM 450... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Anonymous external oil deposits fall into 3 categories:
1. WEEPAGE is the oil that is sweated pass gaskets, seals, o-rings, and crankcase seams, it's covered by dry dust and is normal for older engines with lots of miles, no repair is necessary.
2. SEEPAGE is the same as weepage except the deposit is wet and confines itself to a specific area, the repair is optional depending on the owner's cleanliness criteria, the deposit location and the weight of his bag of "DRACHMA"
3. LEAKAGE is the same as seepage except it is enough to drop to the ground leaving a spot. Repair as necessary.
To find the source of your oil leak, start at the point where you see oil and trace its path going up and forward, blowing baby powder from the palm of your hand will help in those difficult to see areas if there is too much oil present then buy a spray can of engine degreaser apply it to the affected area then rinse off with a pressure wand or garden hose, use compressed air to blow off excess water or just let it drip dry, take your bike for a 15 minute ride and check for the leak.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
https://www.ktmforums.com/threads/07-450sxf-oil-leaking-from-little-weep-hole.35682/
http://www.dirtbikeworld.net/forum/showthread.php?t=109616
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2-8B_LViIenMlg5UVhmYVJaUWM/view
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KTM 450 SX-F... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Nunezjoseagu for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your KTM, despair not, for a mere zero $ you can download another one.
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2008 KTM 450... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
1. Faulty ignition coil.
2. Faulty spark plug cables.
3. Faulty temperature sensor.
4. HISS light not going off.
5. Faulty starter motor.
6. Valves adjusted too tight.
7. Spark plug gap too wide.
8. The fuel line has a vapor lock.
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https://ktmtalk.com/showthread.php?458997-2007-450-sx-f-wont-start-hot-()
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2008 KTM 450... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Anonymous external oil deposits fall into 3 categories:
1. WEEPAGE is the oil that is sweated pass gaskets, seals, o-rings, and crankcase seams, it's covered by dry dust and is normal for older engines with lots of miles, no repair is necessary.
2. SEEPAGE is the same as weepage except the deposit is wet and confines itself to a specific area, the repair is optional depending on the owner's cleanliness criteria, the deposit location and the weight of his bag of "DRACHMA"
3. LEAKAGE is the same as seepage except it is enough to drop to the ground leaving a spot. Repair as necessary.
To find the source of your oil leak, start at the point where you see oil and trace its path going up and forward, blowing baby powder from the palm of your hand will help in those difficult to see areas if there is too much oil present then buy a spray can of engine degreaser apply it to the affected area then rinse off with a pressure wand or garden hose, use compressed air to blow off excess water or just let it drip dry, take your bike for a 15 minute ride and check for the leak.
For more information about your issue and valuable "FREE" downloads that you will need for viewing or printing please click on the blue links below. Good luck and have a wonderful day.
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https://www.ktmforums.com/threads/2008-450-exc-oil-migration-from-gearbox-to-engine.124988/
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7VQ1R8fUjcidWsyTzVlMFMxTDQ/view
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2008 KTM 450... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Timmy1434 for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your KTM, despair not, for a mere zero $ you can download another one.
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2008 KTM 450... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Alison_kohl for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your KTM, despair not, for a mere zero $ you can download another one.
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2008 KTM 450... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Myles for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your KTM, despair not, for a mere zero $ you can download another one.
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2008 KTM 530... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Anonymous for this scenario you will need your service manual, parts fiche, and owners manual if you can't find the best tool you ever bought for your KTM, despair not, for a mere zero $ you can download another one.
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2008 KTM 530... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Anonymous before diagnosing any brake light issue always check the bulb and fuse first for integrity a brake light staying on is usually caused by the front brake light switch, which is mechanical, not disengaging. On early models moving the throttle control housing closer to the front brake master cylinder is the main fix. On late models, the switch gets tweaked and needs to be realigned. A brake light that does not come on when the brake lever is applied can be caused by a faulty switch or no continuity in the wiring at the switch. The rear brake light switch is hydraulic and it is extremely rare to malfunction in a closed circuit condition causing the brake light to stay on. Usually, rear brake light switch issues are caused by no brake pedal free play or a sticky rear master cylinder piston. A brake light that does not come on when the rear brake pedal is depressed can be caused by a faulty switch, air contamination in the brake line, or no continuity in the wiring at the switch. Finally, most tail light wiring harnesses run under the rear fender held in place by spot welded clips. Worn out rear shocks or lowered suspension can bottom out causing the rear tire to come in contact with the wiring harness, rubbing the insulation off, exposing the bare metal inner core, allowing it to break or short out.
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2008 KTM 530... | Answered 3 days ago


Hi, Mark_newman and the usual suspects are:
1. Choke not functioning properly.
2. The battery is not fully charged 12.5 volts or better.
3. Throttle not fully closed.
4. The intake manifold is loose or cracked and sucking air.
5. The air cleaner not sealed properly or missing element.
6. Air fuel mixture not adjusted properly.
7. Valves adjusted too tight.
8. Low compression top end needs a rebuild.
9. Engine oil to heavy for cold temperatures.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7JCyyiw2Kg

2008 KTM 530... | Answered 3 days ago


FIRST YOU FIND IT LOOK UNDER THE VEHICLE ALONG THE FRAME . I TRY TO GET NEW ONE BEFORE HAND AT AUTO PARTS STORE .

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