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Why is the engine on my Royal Enfield Classic 350 shutting down?

IMO you have a fuel starved vehicle. Perhaps some blockage in the gas tank at the petcock filter or an inline filter between your gas tank and the carburetor. When you run the bike the fuel might ...
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Royal Enfield Classic 350 - Motor Break-in Best Practice

I'd like to pretend I'm an authority on this kind of stuff but I just have another opinion, just like most. Here are some technical differences between a modern bike and your 'new' Royal Enfield. ...
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Fork bent and replacement

Back in the '80's, I did motorcycle collision repair professionally in California. I straightened quite a few bent forks, using a hydraulic press. We would straighten the triple clamps along with the ...
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Why is the engine on my Royal Enfield Classic 350 shutting down?

That's fuel starvation. Common with carbs and gravity feed. Your enfield has a vacuum petcock. If cleaning fuel filters doesn't work try another Percocet setting. You may have off, on, reserve. ...
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Tick Tick sound from a Royal Enfield Classic 350 at idle

Most probably the sound is from a loose TAPPET in the cylinder block, usually it goes away after a few thousand kilometres but if it still persists then you need to open up the header and tighten the ...
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Tick Tick sound from a Royal Enfield Classic 350 at idle

Tick Tick Sound you here during Idling is from Auto De-compressor. This Auto Decomp starts functioning below 350RPM. If RPM is raised this sound should vanish (This is applicable for new UCE engines). ...
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"tick-tick" sound in Enfield Clasic Motorcycle

There are several places you can get a ticking sound. Chassis Engine RPM Cable - The cable can kink or begin to backout of the cover and a ticking noise associated with engine speed may be heard. ...
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Too much 'Tik-tik' noise from Rocker box after driving 10-15 km from cold engine condition in my classic 350

Your Valve Lash Requires Adjustment Valve lash is the distance between your valve stem and, in your case, the rocker arm. You have a camshaft inside your engine case or 'bottom end'. The ...
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Chemical Like discharge from RE 350

There appears to be some this "foam" on the large bolt head above the area in question. Is the battery located behind that "RE" cover? Is the foam coming from that area? Battery acid would do what you ...
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Metal crashing/friction sound while starting RE 350 classic

I have the same problem with my classic 350. It is due to starter sprag bearing wear out. Replace it and it will be solved
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Royal Enfield classic 350 engine off while running

There was a minor dust particle which lies inside carburator, after cleaning it got resolved
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Permanent solution for tik-tik noise in royal enfield bikes

In india, Since most of the mechanic are illiterate but has huge experience in the job, They dont know the technical name for a lot of problems in the motorcycles. The 'Tik-Tik' noise is timing noise(...
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Heavy noise from the tappet of my RE Classic 350

You can adjust your valve lash You have nothing to worry about. Adjusting valve lash is a standard maintenance item and should be done upon any maintenance or tune up's of your vehicle. As you can ...
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My motorcycle's engine turns off while driving

The main culprits would be your Battery or alternator. Try checking you alternator and battery. Check if alternator is supplying the desired currrent to the battery to get charged. Also the check the ...
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Classic 350 Engine turns off while turning the handle bar to the left

I would suspect a broken wire ie the conductor has broken and separates when turning left, but the insulation is still intact so you cannot see it. One way to test is try connecting a spare length of ...
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Rear wheel air leakage while riding(royal enfield classic 350)

I don't think the classic 350 has tubeless tyres right? The inner tube or the valve stem might be leaking. If I'm wrong, and it does have tubeless tyres, it could be a bad seal of the tyre to the rim.
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Royal Enfield Bullet Electra Headlight Replacement

Both Electra and Classic 350 has same electrical system i.e 12 V DC and both hosts a 12 v 8Ah battery however Electra has 12V, HS1- 35/35 W halogen lamp while Classic 350 has 12V, H4-60/55W halogen....
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Royal Enfield Bullet Electra Headlight Replacement

If you do not use the correct wattage, your bulb will blow. RE is not known for good electrical. It's better to stay away from replacing the main bulb. I would suggest you to have aux lights. You'll ...
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Engine shuts off while driving

If the engine runs in RESERVE, but no ON, then it sounds like the petcock isn't allowing fuel to flow when set to the ON position. Check the hoses going from the petcock to the airbox. There could ...
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BS4 Royal Enfield Classic 350CC stops all of a sudden though the fuel is set to ON and tank is filled with at least with 7 ltrs

Depending upon the design of the fuel tap it could be blockage in the tap itself. I would test this by disconnecting the fuel line from the carburettor to see if fuel flows. Have a container ready ...
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BS4 Royal Enfield Classic 350CC stops all of a sudden though the fuel is set to ON and tank is filled with at least with 7 ltrs

It sounds like a fuelling issue, where your petcock isn't allowing enough fuel to flow into the carburetor when in the on position. When the bowls are full the bike will run for a while, but ...
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How much kilometres it takes to fully set new hydraulic tappets after installing in royal enfield classic 350?

Tappet noise is a "feature" provided by RE on Classic 350. While it doesn't do any harm as such, you can get the tappet rods set changed (the ones on Himalayan seem to be better : these are lengthier ...
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Adjustable pushrod can be installed in new royal enfield classic 350?

Tappet noise is a "feature" provided in RE Classic 350. It doesn't do any harm as such, except for annoying the rider/owner of the bike. To answer your question, Yes, it is possible to swap the ...
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Classic 350 Heavy engine noise

Using second service within 2 days will affect your insurance premium, seems defect left in Quality check. It should be fixed without any charge or atleast not using free service(free service price ...
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Metal crashing/friction sound while starting RE 350 classic

My best bet would be you have a broken sprag clutch. Have it checked and let us know. :)
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"tick-tick" sound in Enfield Clasic Motorcycle

This is a common Problem in Enfield as Ducati kIller said. Valve Gap - you pushrods and behind an access plate at the base of the cylinder you can find an adjustment for the pushrod. It's a simple ...
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Royal Enfield Classic 350 - Motor Break-in Best Practice

I think you won't go far wrong by following Ducati Killers' advice. I started motorcycling in the mid fifties when every new or rebuild had to be "run in". The best advice I can offer is don't red ...
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requirements upgrading of headlamp from 35/35w to 60/55w on bullet 350 uce

This thread on a motorbike forum suggests that an H4 bulb will fit in an HS1 holder, but that the bike in their question has a plastic lens that could melt - yours may be the same? Does the ...
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