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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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2004 yamaha R6SC

OK so here's my problem ignition wires got cut on my bike so until I get the new ignition I just bypassed the ignition. But now there is no power to the push start button on right handle bar and the ...
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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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Pick up issue in yamaha fazer

my 2012 model yamaha fazer have pick up issue like, when i ride 50-60 km suddenly get any traffic issue. The gear down to 3 rd but vehicle not getting pick up, accelration given full but vehicle is ...
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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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Yamaha virago 535 engine knock

I have a 1996 Yamaha virago 535 with 27000 miles and when I start it there’s a tapping noise and it doesn’t go away , when I drive it it calms down a little but if I stop the tapping is noticeable I ...
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My yz 250 brass outlet on petcock came off/out

Had a leak coming from the petcock and while tinkering the brass outlet detached from the petcock, it doesn’t look broken or stressed, does the brass piece press in? Or does it require a new petcock?
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Does a motorcycle have less power when using a DC CDI?

I Have a motorcycle yamahat dt 125...123cc...The problem is that it has a very low power max it can go is 30 km/h,if you listen to it when accelerating it seems ok....I`ve tried every thing to fix it ...
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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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Motorcycle(Yamaha Fzs 2014) won't start even with kick after sitting for 4 months

My motorcycle (Yamaha Fzs 2014) has been sitting idle for the last 4 months. Now I can't start my motorcycle even with kick. How do I start my motorcycle?
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I get confused to understand the choke on or off position of Yamaha Saluto RX

I am unable to understand which is the choke off position (up lever or down lever)
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Fix motorcycle(FZ-S) accelerator

I own a Yamaha FZ-S V2 which is available in India only I guess. It is 17 months old and now the accelerator is not working properly, the engine shuts down after I start and then pull the accelerator ...
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Probably Tappet noise in my brand new yamaha fz fi

Little Tappet noise from my brand new bike i.e yamaha fz fi india. Svc guys told me it require valve clearance adjustment. My question is, is it ok for brand new bike to adjust valve clearance on its ...
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Gas in oil 2015 FZ-09

I have a 2015 FZ-09 with 1000 miles on it.This next part makes me sick. This weekend the bike fell over in driveway and was down for several minutes. I stood the bike up and off I went to ride with my ...
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1998 Yamaha XTC750 Super Tenére carburetor air box is not lining up with the engine

My Super Tenére mentioned in this post is finally nearing completion, but now it's almost back together I'm thinking the frame must not have been quite straightened back to where it should have been. ...
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Yamaha R6 engine stalling when downshifting

I am using a 2000 Yamaha R6 for this year's track season. Last time I used it I was downshifting from 3rd to 2nd whilst braking at the end of a straight line and the engine stalled locking the wheel (...
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What is this cable hanging down and should it be connected to anything?

I have a Yamaha XJ6N, when I was washing it today I noticed a cable poking out that I've never noticed before. Wondering what it is/if it should be connected to anything:
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Is it normal for motorcycles to switch off if they are not revved after several hours of being idle?

I have a Yamaha YZF R125 and I am noticing that after it has been unused for several hours, such as after the night or after work, as soon as I start it, if I do not rev it a bit, revs gets really low ...
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What Mikuni carb model do I have?

I have a Yamaha XS750 1979 rebuilt as a cafe racer (not by me). I need to buy some parts for the carb, but cant seem to find out what carb I have - no ID number anywhere. I think the original is ...
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Need to find out which type of radial shaft seal I have

I am repairing the coilover of a Yamaha XT600 2kf and I need to replace a radial shaft seal. Unfortunately I have not been able to identify the exact type of seal this is. I have only been able to ...
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Can I ride my motorbike without fenders? UK

I recently bought my first motorbike Yamaha XVS650 which has been converted to a bobber. I love the naked look of the bike but I do understand that it might be dangerous to ride and riding in the UK ...
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1982 yamaha seca 750 engine wont turn over

my 750 seca will not turn over, my uncle gave it to me, its been sitting for a couple years, I put P B blaster in cyilinders, and removed spark plugs and tried to push it to get it to turn but... can ...
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Yamaha Crux-S Shock Absorbers-Rear [closed]

I have Yamaha 'CRUX-S' model and back shock absorbers are hard. I was asked to get them changed with better by a mechanic as they are hard. What type will make me a better ride. Can I use 'CRUX' Shock ...
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problems with starting my motocycle

I have a 1985 Yamaha Maxim XJ750. I'm having problems starting it when it is not above 15 degrees Celsius. It has lots of juice, compression is good, and it turns over fine. It just takes forever ...
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How do I identify model of my Mikuni carburetor

I have a 2005 Yamaha 1100 Silverado with a Mikuni carburetor. 5EL540 and T546 are all I see stamped on the carburetor. I have been searching for days and don't know what class or model this is. I'...
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Where to find good manuals for Yamaha motorcycle? [closed]

Where can I find a manual for a specific yamaha motorcycle? If any of you knows or if you know where this question should be posted on this site let me know. I am aware that maybe this is not the best ...
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Why doesn't the engine fire unless I twist the throttle? (Yamaha FZ6 2011)

This is a question about a motorcycle engine (specifically a Yamaha FZ6 2011, which has electronic fuel injection). Occasionally this happens when I try and turn on the bike: I will press the starter, ...