help with racebike

Ilya A. Kriveshko ilya.kriveshko at
Mon Oct 8 14:18:05 PDT 2007


With one gummed up choke plunger my bike ran on 1.5 cylinders at idle.
If both were gummed up it would probably idle high and run even but rich.

You are probably right. I mentioned it because it had happened to me on
two different SVs.

Brian Bonner wrote:
> Ilya, if it was gummed up choke plungers wouldn't it run like poop all the time, not just under a load?
> BB
> Message: 9Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2007 10:32:47 -0400From: "Ilya A. Kriveshko" <ilya.kriveshko at>Subject: Re: help with racebikeTo: Suzuki SV650 Mailing List <sv650 at>Message-ID: <470A3F8F.2060600 at>Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1 In addition to the ignition wires and plugs, which are the first thingsto check, you may also want to look at the choke plungers. Sometimesthey get gummed up and stick open on one or both carbs.--Ilya

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