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How to make smaller and more controlled acceleration increments on a 2009 Yamaha R6?

When doing really low speed turns in the city road I would really feel more confident if the bike would increase its acceleration beginning from idle in a really slow or controlled way, instead of ...
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I bought a new battery and it started for a week or 2. Now when i start it, it just clicks

2005 yamaha vstar 650 classic. If I try to pop the clutch out will start but if I pop it and it doesn't start it seems like that helps because only after I do that will the start button work
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Why doesn't my Yamaha R3 Motorcycle power on?

My 2017 Yamaha R3 won't power on. Everything was fine with it initially, I rode it this morning and the ride was perfect. After a couple of hours in my garage, I turn the ignition key, the electric ...
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I have a 2009 Yamaha YZF-R6s with a R3 engine is it street legal in Alabama

2009 Yamaha yzf-r6s with a r3 engine legal in alabama
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Yamaha XJ750 after it ran out of gas

I just brought this 1982 Yamaha XJ750 Maxim and the first two days it started up well. However today when I tried to start it, the bike wouldn't start. It cranks but never catches. I think it has to ...
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How damaging is to ride without a lambda sensor?

I am considering buying a motorcycle, a 2015 Yamaha MT 07. One possible problem with this bike: its lambda sensor was cut at some point in the past. I would have to replace it (which I am fine with - ...
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What's the power problem?

2-stroke marine engine (200 Yam) starts and revs just fine out of gear. Put into gear and will only achieve 40kph or so. Old petrol (50:1)? Changed tanks and new fuel - same. Boat hull dirty? A little,...
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I need to erase warning light

Does my 2019 Yamaha smax xc155kr have an obd2 port or is there another way to attach a reader? Locations, please.
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I have yamaha mt 15 bs6.My bikes turns off and turns on the digital display when I give ignition and some times doesn't turns on when I give ignition

I have yamaha mt 15 which is not been even a year now now I'm facing serious issues of display going black and turn on again whenever i turn the bike off and some times the bike doesn't turn on when I ...
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No start with no cranking

Yamaha V Star 250, Day one, tested the start, drove the bike and listened to engine sounds. All seemed great! Garage kept with under 400 miles, I am happy and pay with cash. Get the bike out of ...
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Does the engine oil affect the top speed of each gear

I have an R15v3 with 4.5km mileage, just recently I had no choice but to use semi synthetic oil because the shop I bought the oil from gave the wrong product, now I feel that my engine "roars&...
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Is the rear wheel supposed to spin like this?

I’m new to this community and I’m a noob in terms of knowledge about motorcycles, so please ignore my ignorance. I own a Yamaha MT15, which has run 550 KMs so far, 2 months old. About a week ago I did ...
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1987 Yamaha Riva XC125 starts high then falls to low rpms and stalls out slowly after a rough idle

Intro: Hi guys, I wanted to start by letting you all know that I'm new to motorcycles and just vehicle repairs in general and this is my first bike. I believe I have reached the point where my lack of ...
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Torque for tightening engine bolts

I've ordered Evotech Performance's engine guard (or crash bobbins as they apparently call it in the UK) for my 2020 Yamaha Tracer 700 and want to know the correct torque specification necessary to ...
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Yamaha FZS 600 Faser - Losing a cylinder when hot

I recently bought a 1999 Yamaha FZS 600 Fazer. It was absolutely fine on the test ride. Did a couple of other short rides (about 20 mins), also fine. Then today after about 15 mins I lose a cylinder. ...
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Burning smell comes from the engine oil sump area

My motorbike has been suffering from an issue which goes like this . Whenever I drive for a few kilometres a smell comes from the engine oil sump area even if the engine oil is brand new . One year ...
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09 Yamaha 250 V-Star bogs down when throttle is twisted

I just finally got my first bike it's a 2009 Yamaha 250 V-Star. I bought a new carburetor and I have got it running, but when I seem to give it a lot of throttle it starts backfiring and bogs down. I ...
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crankshaft rotation R6

I am performing a valve adjustment, I have been reading the yamaha r6 workshop manual, and it tells me to rotate the crankshaft counterclockwise, by doing this I hear gear sounds that I did not like, ...
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2004 Yamaha Outboard 50HP vibrating around half throttle (2700-3100 RPM)

I've recently bought a 2004 Yamaha outboard, specifically a F50 TLRC (four stroke 50HP) and it is generally in good condition, takes a couple key turns on startup but always starts, a little rough on ...
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Float doesn’t work Yamaha Vino

I recently wrecked my Yamaha vino and while I’m trying to replace some parts I thought I would fix the fuel gauge (which hasn’t worked since I got the scooter a year ago.) I took the sensor out to ...
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Yamaha not starting (see video)

Afternoon all, I have a xmax 300 working perfectly until today when it did not start at all, I have sufficient power in the battery, every function working perfectly until I try to start it and it ...
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Sanding motorbike bolts and abs sensor plates?

I want to do some cleaning up on my 2 motorbikes whilst in lockdown. I was just wondering do the manufacturers put any protective coating on bolts, or the abs sensor disc on the wheels? As there is ...
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Motorcycle won't start or show signs of life

So a few months ago my Motorcycle (Yamaha XJ550 Maxim 1982) Decided just to lay down and die, I tried starting it over a billion times and it made a few buzzing noises and then stopped, lights won't ...
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My motorcycle didn't start yesterday but now it does, why and should I do something about it?

Two days ago my Yamaha FZ25 motorcycle didn't start (it doesn't have a kick starter, only electric starter), I called the dealer's mechanic who after checking if the battery was ok and who knows what ...
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Yamaha FZ6N idle randomly drops or increases, sometimes even stalls. Problem goes away after switching bike back on

I have a 2004 Yamaha FZ6N and quite some time ago, the idle started randomly dropping below 1000, with sometimes going below 600 and eventually the engine is turned off. i also noticed that when this ...
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Boring Engine Cylinders

I owned 1978 YAMAHA 175 Enduro (2 stroke) and i had to bore the engine cylinder and now i am using 1.00 piston in it.But i noticed that it's not speeding up above 80,when it reaches 80 it's like ...
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Yamaha YT3600 Erratic Revs

https://imgur.com/gallery/FbeIU8Y Could anyone indicate where to look first? I’ve not had much luck. Checked the air filter, fuel lines. It runs smooth when it’s under high load (mower deck on and ...
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1982 Yamaha Virago 750 won't start

The previous owner I have gotten this bike from let it sit for years, knowing this I rebuilt the carbs changed the oil and put in a new battery it also had a bad starter so I replaced that as well. ...
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Can I attach a DC blower to intake manifold of my 150CC Yamaha FZS FI engine?

I am planning to add a 12V DC blower (https://www.amazon.in/gp/product/B00LPUXVWS) to intake manifold of my Yamaha FZS FI 149CC engine. I thought it could work more like a supercharger, except it will ...
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Lowering front frame away from the handlebars on 2007 yamaha R6S

I recently bought a 2007 R6S I was wondering if there is a way to lower the front frame so there is a greater separation between the handlebars and the plastic. When I go for a very tight turn the ...
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2010 Yamaha VStar 250 Won’t Start

I bought a bike on CL a week or so ago and after some fresh gas and a new battery it was running well again. I was reminding myself how to ride when i stalled the engine and lost power. Having trouble ...
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Dirt bike wont start after making pop noise

Went out riding with my old, (but new to me) ttr 250 2003. This bike was in terrible condition then got rebuilt some years later and hadnt been ridden since it was rebuilt 2 years ago. It had been ...
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Yamaha FZ6 S2 - dead after key duplication

I've only had my used 08 bike for a week - first bike. It came with only a master key which I used to ride 2 days ago and I left the ignition in lock position. Today I had a copy made in the local ...
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Yamaha NMAX Won't Start

It has strong battery still. The horn is loud and I have all the lights. It would just click but there's no juice nor rev. What could be wrong?
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Sudden disengament of clutch in low rpms

I have bought a new Yamaha MT15, completed 200+ kms in it. But sometimes when I am stuck in traffic, I engage the clutch and gradually let it go but occasionally the clutch dis-engages and I am thrown ...
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FZR 600 not cranking

I have a 94 FZR600 that won't crank. Here are the symptoms. After turning on the ignition switch, all lights come on as expected. When I press the starter button, the headlights dim, and the starter ...
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Where to hook up my carburetor hoses on a 1998 Yamaha Breeze

1998 Yamaha breeze Four wheeler. Where do the carburetor hoses hook up
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Yamaha 600TT stopped, and won't restart

As I was driving home from work yesterday at around 80 km/h, my Yamaha 600TT lost electrical power all of a sudden (all dashboard lights out). At the same time, I also lost engine power, and the ...
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Virago sat for 15 years, won't start

My boyfriend owns a 1982 Yamaha Virago 750 and it's getting too much gas and won't start. Mind you that the bike had sat for 15 years before he got it. Help please.
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2001 Yamaha Royal Star 1300

I just bought a crashed motorcycle from my neighbor but is not driveable because the forks need to be replaced. Does anyone know if I can replace them with forks from a different brand, maybe honda ...
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Left motorcycle lights on all night; won't turn on

I got a 2017 Yamaha FZ07. I accidentally left the key on came back to my bike the next day and it’s completely dead tried to jump start got nothing tried push starting it started but when i slowed ...
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Did I damaged my engine trying to remove the flywheel nut with resistance on the pto coupler?

I was trying to remove the flywheel nut while providing resistance to the pto coupler, now if I spin the flywheel and provide resistance to the coupler the coupler remains in place while the flywheel (...
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Slipping clutch on my Yahama YZF600R 2002 34,000km

I just bought my Yamaha YZF600r about 2 months ago and at first I noticed first and sec were slipping and last night when I went for a ride I lost all power and had to pull over. Bike will start no ...
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Got a Yamaha MBK 100cc scooter the problem

Yamaha MBK 100cc starting problem turn the key no lights on the dash no electric start but it will start off kick start but still no light none ov them
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Problem moving gear lever when shifting

I've got a Yamaha TTR 125 LE that is having problems shifting from 2nd to 1st (down shifting). It's kinda like you have to pump brakes on a car.I have to push down on the shifter multiple times for it ...
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1980 yahama idleing issue

I have a 1980 xs1100 yahama , the carbs were rebuilt and synced , so air gas mixture is good to ! But it runs fine when idle is a little higher by twisting the throttle ....but if I stop at a light ...
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Problem with electric start

I've got a TTR125LE that runs great but the electric start will only engage in neutral. I need some help and I don't want to do something about it unless I fully understand the situation because I ...
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FZS600 won't start and gauges keep turning on and off

I have a 2003 Yamaha FZS600 that lately started to drain the battery while it's not in use for 2-3 days. I bought the battery in this year's February and if I charge it it does its job. Yesterday I ...
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2 Stroke making choking sound on full throttle after carb replacement

I have a Yamaha RX 135 which is a 2 stroke bike, and I have replaced it's carburetor , Previously it was stock 26mm round slide mikuni carb , and its been replaced with 30mm Flat slide mikuni. After ...
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Sportbike Throttle Body Out of Sync

I recently purchased a 2017 R6. At around ~450 miles I had the 600 mile maintenance done early because I noticed my bike wasn't shifting as smoothly and the engine wasn't running as smoothly (running ...
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