SV running poorly

Erik Weber yoober at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 15:56:46 PDT 2009


Thanks Ernie. Maybe I can do it. To be completely honest, I'm a crappy
mechanic, and was scared of screwing it up. I've never even messed
with the carbs before. I'll look at the manual.

On 6/11/09, Ernest Montague <afm199 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Takes all of an hour or two to pull the carbs, remove the bowl and pull the
> jets.
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> On Jun 11, 2009, at 3:48 PM, Erik Weber wrote:
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> > 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?
> > > >
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> > > > > >
> > > > > > On 6/11/09, Erik Weber <yoober at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > Alright, thanks. I don't know how to do that . . . Very time
> > > > > > >
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> > > > >
> > > > consuming?
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> > > > > > > On 6/11/09, zoran <zv30 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
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> > > > > > > > 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
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> > > > first
> > > >
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> > > > > >
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > 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
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> > > > > > > > > there or something. So I kept the choke on and ran it up and
> down
> > > > > > > > >
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> > > > > > > the
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> > > > > > > > > block a couple times. It started getting a little better.
> Still >
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> > > > > > >
> > > > > > wants
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> > > > > > >
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> > > > > > > > > to stall without the choke, but not immediately, and at
> least now
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > the
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> > > > > > > > > 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 > >
> > > > > > > > >
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> > > > > clogged
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> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > 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?
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> > > > > > > > > Thanks,
> > > > > > > > > Erik
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