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Old 10-10-2014, 05:42 AM   #21
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Originally Posted by Patrick View Post
Had you just gotten some fuel? A load of bad gas will make the bike not want to run. Do you have gas in the bike?

I had this happen with my R1 once, with the same symptoms you're having. Texas Yamaha (webster) had to take off the tank and clear out the fuel lines and change fuel filter (if i remember right). It sucked but it does happen....

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Old 10-10-2014, 07:06 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by pbfoot View Post
skd23- If you are mechanically inclined it can be done. Get a service manual. That is how I learned to work on vehicles 30 some odd years ago.
+1 on the service manual, get one!! It will prove valuable for as long as you have the bike.

Has your bike been sitting outside in the rain? I have had water in my gas before and had these same symptoms.
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Old 10-10-2014, 09:32 AM   #23
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pbfoot- sounds good just gotta get that manual and put in the work now.

Patrick- I actually did just fill up or it was basically a new tank of gas and I rode it maybe once so didn't have the time to burn much, it has gas but when I let it sit in neutral and throttle it does out. The idle basically reads 0 it'll barely flicker up while you hear it sputter at higher sounds and then dangle right back at around 0 until it completely kills out. But I'm going to try that test today and see what happens.
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Old 10-12-2014, 01:54 AM   #25
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848Brando- How much did that cost you?

WbDDot- Ya it was sitting out there when all the rain was coming back and forth for days! Then I put my cover on it that finally came in the mail!

UniFiddy- Ya I'm just now looking into everything and I think I'm going to start with the spark plugs because after reading up I've noticed my bike has a lot of other symptoms of bad plugs so think it'll be beneficial to just go ahead and start with all maintenance things and just redo everything because the previous owner was pretty negligent, I mean they didn't even give the bike proper oil changes... So I can safely assume the more complicated things are definitely not done so I was thinking plugs, flush the radiator, clean injection lines, and some other things. Open to ideas if you think I should do other stuff as well!

Besides that after putting battery back in I got the bike up and running after a little struggle of having to throttle it hard when it was chugging to start and had to keep on it to get the engine warm and then it sat on and didn't die like it used to but acted like it wanted to so I quickly got a screwdriver and increased the idle so it would sit on and it did. Idle still bounced around on it's own when off the throttle and rode yesterday and today so seems okay to get up and going but definitely still a weaker start so assuming it's the plugs but idk where to start next? And temp sits really high around 200's almost always so that's why I thought about flushing radiator and maybe seeing if I might need a new fan or anything? I wanna just pretend the bike needs all general maintenance done so in what order should I do things ranked by importance?
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Old 10-12-2014, 09:26 AM   #26
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That sounds like a problem with fuel delivery. Does it run better at high rpms? Bad gas may be an issue too. I would dump the gas that's in your tank and try some new gas!

I'm in league city and have basic tools, I'd be willing to help you out with anything you want just bring her by. but if you are still having issues BryanE is on the forum and lives right next to clear creek high school. He has just about every tool you could possibly need and knows his a lot better than me.

I have a oem battery I pulled out of my 06 r6 I'll give you too.

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Old 10-12-2014, 08:01 PM   #27
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Sounds like trash or something in the fuel. IMO. He said if it sits for a few days it will start and run a bit then die. Sitting will allow in the gas to settle allowing fuel to move. Once running, vibrations stir up the trash into the system. I'd say, unholy the tank and drain the gas. Rinse the tank with fresh fuel and empty that as well then refill with fresh gas once again. If trash is clogging the injectors you may have to take it to a shop but you might get lucky and it clear up on its own.
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Old 10-17-2014, 05:51 AM   #28
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Fuel filter is clogged, happened to me not to long ago, that's my guess pull it clean filter put it back in and test it, it took me like two weeks to figure this out because I pulled the line and would run the starter and it would spray what I believed was good amount of fuel but I was wrong
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