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Hi, Francis and the usual suspects are:
1. Both bulb elements burned out.
2. Faulty rear fender wiring harness connector.
3. Rear wheel has worn through the wire harness.
4. Tail light housing socket not grounded.
5. Bulb contacts are worn out not making contact.
6. Socket housing contacts are broken.
7. Socket housing contact pad spring collapsed.
8. Socket housing contact pad stuck.
8. Light fuse has blown.
9. Faulty or corroded ignition switch.
10. Faulty wiring from the ignition switch to the rear fender wiring harness.
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Hi, Rick parts swapping is common with most motorcycles when it comes to interchangeable or compatible parts from one model with another "EXCEPT" for the CDI's they are year-make-model "SPECIFIC" the best thing to do is call your local Dealership Parts Department or a reputable independent shop. If your location is not near a shop then go online and find a parts catalog or "FICHE" and match part numbers depending on your criteria.
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Hi, Diana the following is a systematic procedure for diagnosing fuel pump issues designed to keep "DRACHMA" to a minimum. If you need parts, check with Amazon and eBay first to keep costs down.
1. If your pump does not turn on check the pump fuse and relay and all wiring including connectors for corroded, broken, or loose pins/sockets.
1. Normal fuel pump pressure is 3-5 PSI.
2. Check any rubber or plastic tubing for age-related pinholes by removing and plugging the ends that connect to the fuel valve and then turn on the ignition switch and watch for fuel streams exiting the pinholes, if any exist, replace tubing as necessary.
3. Check for a clogged a primary fuel filter that comes off the bottom of the pump to screen out big rocks and clean as necessary.
4. Check for a clogged secondary fuel filter that's outside if applicable by removing it from the system and replace it with a short splicing tube turn on the ignition switch and recheck fuel pressure if pressure increases to normal pressure you need a new secondary filter.
5. If all the above check out OK and the pump is not functioning properly then you need a new fuel pump.
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1997 kawasaki VN... | Answered on Mar 21, 2019


Hi, Jerry if you have changed your engine size, compression ratio, fuel delivery system, air filter size or flow rate, mufflers or exhaust system or a significant change in altitude your carburetors need re-tuning and if your fuel system (gas tank, filters, fuel valve, and carburetor) is contaminated with ethanol sludge, varnish, rust, dirt, water etc. or your bike has been sitting for months or years without running these components must be "PROPERLY" cleaned and reassembled "CORRECTLY" before any adjustments can be made. Tuning your carburetor is fairly simple once you understand the basic principals. You engine is a simple airbox sucking air in and blowing it out, it is finely tuned at the factory for maximum performance once you upset that delicate balance by changing air filters, camshafts or exhaust systems your performance may go down the and the engine may run poorly, you need to compensate the air-fuel mixture in the carburetor in order for the engine to run smoothly and at peak performance. If you are running multi carburetors you need to sync them first and make sure your air cleaner element is clean and dry for paper elements or lightly oiled for foam and meshed elements and properly installed. Here is how and where you compensate trouble: "TIP" if your engine "BOGS" you're not getting enough fuel.
1. Close to 1/8 throttle is managed by the air screw and pilot/slow jet.
2. 1/8 to 1/4 throttle is managed by the air-screw, pilot/slow jet, and throttle slide.
3. 1/4 to 1/2 throttle is managed by the throttle slide and jet needle.
4. 1/2 to 3/4 throttle is managed by the jet needle, needle jet, main jet, and air jet.
5. 3/4 to wide open throttle is managed by the main jet and air jet.
6. A wide open throttle is managed by the main jet.
If you are running lean, spark plug electrode color is white, engine runs hot and feels like it is starving for fuel you need to go up on the jet size or move the c-clip down one notch. If you are running rich, spark plug color is black or dark gray, the engine runs cool, and bogs down when accelerating you need to go down on jet size or move the c-clip up one notch. When your carburetor is properly tuned for maximum performance your spark plug electrode will be a light tan color like coffee with cream. If you prefer fuel economy over performance you can go down on main jet sizes until a satisfactory level of lower performance is acceptable versus MPH, your spark plug color will be whiter and your engine will run warmer. These tuning adjustments will only make improvements if your intake and exhaust system have no air leaks or sealing issues and the entire electrical system is in proper working order and you have no mechanical issues.
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2000 kawasaki W... | Answered on Mar 21, 2019


What do you mean by overloaded? Do you mead too high of RPM's? Floating the valves can result in the valves hitting a piston and bending one of them or worse.

kawasaki... | Answered on Mar 20, 2019


Bikes of that age only need a few things to run.

Compression
Fuel
A spark at the right time

One of those three is defective?

Compression, check with a compression tester
Fuel, is it clean and fresh. Is it getting to the spark plug, it is wet with gasoline?
A spark at the right time. New spark plug and engine correctly timed. A nice fat blue spark if you put the plug against the cylinder head?

kawasaki... | Answered on Mar 18, 2019


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Hi, Anonymous and the usual suspects are:
1. Fouled spark plugs.
2. Discharged battery, check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
3. Loose connection at ignition coil or plug between ignition sensor and module.
4. Spark plug cables in bad condition, shorting / leaking, spark plug cable connections loose.
5. Faulty ignition coil or ignition / electronic module
6. Failed CKP, CMP, or BAS sensor.
7. Faulty ignition switch.
8. Security alarm failing to disarm needs reset
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Hi, Brandon TTY fasteners were first used to clamp together bi-metal components such as aluminum and cast iron engines, and aluminum brake knuckles. TTY fasteners are now found on all kinds of vehicles. Unless the "service manual" specifically states not to reuse the fastener it is ok to use them again.
Buying new bolts may seem expensive. After all, the old bolts still look good, but looks can be deceiving. Reusing the old bolts can cause expensive engine failure. Hence only new bolts can provide the even clamping force needed on today's engines.
Why do we need these torque to yield bolts now? We didn't need them in the 1960?s or 70?s! The simple answer is engine materials are different. Aluminum cylinder heads expand at a different rate than cast iron blocks. As an engine warms up, bolted together parts have to move against each other or slide on their gaskets. Therefore the elastic properties of the torque to yield bolts allow movement between parts yet maintain even clamping loads and sealing.
When a shop manual indicates that a bolt is to be discarded and new ones used, they are almost always torqued to yield bolts.
TTY studs can be identified by sight because of the inset hex head at the end of the stud. Always check the service information to get the right amount of torque for a suspension component TTY or otherwise.
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You have one or two bent shift forks. Expensive to fix. Sorry.

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2001 kawasaki... | Answered on Mar 07, 2019


Try looking at the main fuse (30amp) on the starter solenoid. Make sure handlebar run switch is to on position - we all do it! and also check battery connections are tight - especially the negative lead.

kawasaki... | Answered on Mar 05, 2019


Hi, Gabriel and the usual suspects are:
1. Dirty or clogged air filter.
2. Faulty spark plug.
3. Bad Gas.
4. Improper oil level.
5. Improper chain adjustment and lubrication.
6. Low tire pressure.
7. Dirty or contaminated carburetor needs cleaning and tuning.
8. Clogged or faulty fuel pump or injectors.
9. Improper valve adjustment.
10. Slipping clutch.
11. Improper timing.
12. Low compression.
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kawasaki ZZR 600... | Answered on Mar 02, 2019


Hallo, Andrevalkene voordat je het 's morgens start, trek aan de bougies en ruik ze. Ruiken ze naar benzine? Zijn ze nat? Als dit het geval is, kut u brandstof langs de naald lekken en in de carburateur gaan zitten en de cilinders laten overstromen.
Gebruik een voltmeter op de batterij een uur nadat je de fiets hebt uitgeschakeld. Het moet minimaal 12,6 volt zijn. Controleer het nog een keer in de ochtend. Het moet nog steeds 12,6 volt of meer zijn. Als dit niet het geval is, kan er iets worden weergegeven als de sleutel is uitgeschakeld.
Als het een carbureted fiets is en de omgevingstemperatuur is warm, is het mogelijk dat je je choke / verrijker te veel gebruikt. Probeer het eerst aan te zetten terwijl de choke eerst is uitgeschakeld en probeer dan de choke half en dan volledig te stikken. Als je begint met te veel stikken, zal het overstromen. Nadat het is gestart, schakelt u de choke na 15 - 30 seconden uit en gebruikt u vervolgens het gas om de fiets te laten draaien totdat deze opwarmt. Overmatig gebruik van de choke zal uw bougies roesten.
Een nieuwe set goed geslepen bougies kan veel verschil uitmaken in hoe gemakkelijk een fiets start.
Motoren hebben een rijker brandstofmengsel nodig wanneer ze koud zijn. Een inlaatlek kan ook een hard starten veroorzaken, omdat het uit het lucht / brandstofmengsel leunt.
Nadat je de motor hebt gestart, spuit je wat WD-40 of carb-reiniger rond de verzegeling van het inlaatspruitstuk van de carburateur. Als de RPM verandert, hebt u een inlaatlek.
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1988 kawasaki... | Answered on Feb 25, 2019

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