Diagnostics help

Aaron Turner synfinatic at gmail.com
Sun May 2 21:41:23 PDT 2010

This will sound dumb, but are you sure it's running on both cylinders?
 I've experienced exactly what you describe and both times it was no
spark on one of the cylinders due to a loose wire.


On Sun, May 2, 2010 at 9:16 PM, Patrick Mullen <pmullen.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> All,
> I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction so I don't
> waste too much time going down the wrong roads to figure out the
> problem.  Here's the situation:
> 2001 SV650.  Good battery, good carbs, good air filter.  Starts fine.
> Idles fine.  No backfires, even on deceleration.  Unbearably slow
> acceleration.  At full throttle, it accelerates, but slowly.
> Now, when I say "good battery and good carbs," I guess what I'm really
> saying is it's a different (but used) battery and different (but not
> cleaned) carbs from another bike that was running and after doing this
> the bike exhibits the exact same behavior as it did with the battery
> and carbs that were in the bike previously.  This leads me to believe
> that it's something else, so I was wondering if anyone had any ideas
> of where else I should look.  Or could it simply be that the new carbs
> are gummed exactly the same way as the previous carbs since they did
> sit for a couple of months?
> Thanks,
> ~Patrick
> --
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> 2004 (race) / 2001 (street) Suzuki SV650
> 2000 Yamaha WR-400 :: 1975 Harley FXE1200
> 1979 Honda GL1000 Goldwing sidecar rig

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