SV running poorly

Ernest Montague afm199 at earthlink.net
Thu Jun 11 15:54:11 PDT 2009


Takes all of an hour or two to pull the carbs, remove the bowl and pull 
the jets.


On Jun 11, 2009, at 3:48 PM, Erik Weber wrote:

> Well I guess I'll be a lesson for the archives don't try to go racing
> at the last minute.
>
> On 6/11/09, Erik Weber <yoober at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I guess I deserved that. :)
>>
>> On 6/11/09, zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>>> 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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