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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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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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Motorcycle (MT-07) coolant temperature reducing to 60ºC when driving on highway

On the last couple of days I have started noticing that whenever I ride at highway speeds (around 100 kph) the coolant temperature reduces to around 60ºC. If I ride slower it goes back to normal ...
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Should I replace motor bike entire front braking system?

I own FZ25 motorbike which is 4 years old. I felt front brakes becoming spongy for quite some time now. I bleeded brakes multiple times. Replaced brake levers, brake pads. I even changed brake wire ...
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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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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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NMAX 2023 not starting but i hear a clicking noise

I was riding it, pulled over for a quick bite and then went back to start it up it would not start, when i press the start button all i hear is a tick noise. I have a video uploaded here: https://www....
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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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Yamaha 200 HP outboard Ox66 tilt/trim unit frozen screws

I have a Yamaha 200 HP Ox66 attached to a 1986 Mako 20. My tilt/trim unit has been sitting in saltwater in South Florida for some 4 years. I did a piston rebuilt with new gaskets, seals etc some 2 ...
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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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2008 Yamaha Zuma won’t start

Will not turn over unless I cover the air intake on the carb with my hand. Fuel gets sucked in and it runs until there is no more fuel. It’s not getting fuel by itself.
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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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Spark plugs black soot Virago 250 - came back after cleaning and adjustment

My Virago 250 was running very unevenly, losing power, surging etc. I took out the spark plugs and saw the electrodes were covered in soot. I thoroughly cleaned the plug tips with a wire brush, ran ...
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Yamaha XJ750 not starting

I own an '82 Yamaha 750 Maxim. I have single air breathers for my four carbs and I removed the carbs to clean out and install air filters. Before I removed the carbs the bike ran fine, however now it ...
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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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XJR 1300 2001. Revving high after fixing a throttle stick problem

Rode today after 3 years . New filter and plugs. Reconnected throttle cable after it stuck. But it's still revving really high. Any clues folks ?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Do I need to reprogram ECU when adding custom Air filter

I was thinking of replacing the air filter of a bike into a custom free flow filter. I understand that I have to mod the exhaust to free flow as well to accompany the increase in exhaust due to the ...
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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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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 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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While raising the accelerator suddenly my bike's speed goes down

While driving, I faced some problem in my bike. when I raise the accelerator suddenly my bike's speed goes down. Anyone knows what is the problem?. I'm using yamaha ss 125 cc bike.
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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://i.stack.imgur.com/hDeyq.jpg 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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Electric start isn't functioning anymore

The electric start of my motorcycle isn't working anymore. I can hear a buzzing noise. I can still start it using kick start though. Can it be fixed? Please help!
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1999 Yamaha 80hp Outboard Electrical Problem (Rectifier Overheating)

I recently purchased a pontoon boat and on day #3 my motor died, I'm hoping to get some help from the community with correctly diagnosing and fixing the problem. The motor - 1999 Yamaha 80hp four ...
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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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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 ...