SV running poorly

zoran zv30 at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jun 11 15:30:35 PDT 2009


yea, just push self cleaning button :)


Thanks

Zoran Vujasinovic
Twin Works Factory
775-786-4881
www.twfracing.com

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Erik Weber" <yoober at gmail.com>
To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <sv650 at micapeak.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 11, 2009 3:29 PM
Subject: Re: SV running poorly


>I guess what I'm wondering is do they clean themselves out as you run
> the bike or is there no other choice. I guess you wouldn't have said
> so. This sucks, I will probably miss practice.
>
> On 6/11/09, Erik Weber <yoober at gmail.com> wrote:
>> And I guess, more importantly, is it dangerous to run practice like it 
>> is?
>>
>> On 6/11/09, Erik Weber <yoober at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Alright, thanks. I don't know how to do that . . . Very time consuming?
>> >
>> > On 6/11/09, zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> > > clean pilot jets.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Thanks
>> > >
>> > > Zoran Vujasinovic
>> > > Twin Works Factory
>> > > 775-786-4881
>> > > www.twfracing.com
>> > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Erik Weber" <yoober at gmail.com>
>> > > To: "Suzuki SV650 Mailing List" <SV650 at micapeak.com>
>> > > Sent: Thursday, June 11, 2009 3:17 PM
>> > > Subject: SV running poorly
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > > My 01 SV sat for seven months without running.
>> > > >
>> > > > The battery was dead, so I roll started it. It ran awfully at first
>> > > > and would not stay running without the choke, even when giving it
>> > > > throttle. It was backfiring all over the place and the exhaust was
>> > > > making gurgling sounds, hard to describe but like excess vibration 
>> > > > in
>> > > > there or something. So I kept the choke on and ran it up and down 
>> > > > the
>> > > > block a couple times. It started getting a little better. Still 
>> > > > wants
>> > > > to stall without the choke, but not immediately, and at least now 
>> > > > the
>> > > > battery is charged so I can restart it. I needed to load it so I
>> > > > didn't continue to run it to see how much better it would get.
>> > > >
>> > > > What is the diagnosis? Could this just be old fuel? Or is this 
>> > > > clogged
>> > > > up jets? Is there anything I can do short of taking the carbs off
>> > > > (such as additives), or will it work itself out as I run it for a
>> > > > while?
>> > > >
>> > > > Thanks,
>> > > > Erik
>> > > >
>> > >
>> >
>> 



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