Tip & How-To about 1986 kawasaki GPz 1000 RX

Gpz 1000rx Engine dies on pull away.

My gpz 1000rx 1986 would start and rev fine but die on pull away, for weeks tried allsorts (carbs cleaned, plugs changed etc) Solution for me was WD40 the sidestand switch and tighten earth lead from battery where it bolts to engine block, now its fine. Hope this helps WAZZA

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86 gpz 1000rx starts and runs well but dies when letting clutch out, new plugs and clean carbs.


I would check the safety switches are working properly, particularly the side-stand switch. On many bikes, the engine will die when you let the clutch out if you have the side stand down.

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1989 Kawasaki GPz 1000 RX will not rev past 7000 rpm


Hi, Anonymous 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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i am looking for a compleat lefthand blinker for a 1985 gpz 1000rx


try www.bikeandit.com
they have most parts for older machines.

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i had the same problem ! i dont know how but there was water mxit in my tank and i dumpd the fuel then it was fine

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