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by mayhem33fzr
Mon Oct 03, 2011 9:34 am
Forum: FZR600
Topic: fzr turns over but no ignition.
Replies: 2
Views: 537

fzr turns over but no ignition.

i have an 89 fzr that turns over but wont start. it did the same thing last week and then randomly started working for a few days only to die again 2 days later. any thoughts or suggestions of what might be causing this?
by mayhem33fzr
Wed Aug 24, 2011 4:07 pm
Forum: FZR600
Topic: 1989 FZR600 Will Not Idle
Replies: 4
Views: 1351

Re: 1989 FZR600 Will Not Idle

Ok - subtle difference! :whistle Sounds like you've gotten some crud in your carbs, and they need to be cleaned. It could also be a matter that your idle screw has backed off somewhat, dropping the idle speed below what is sustainable. Or both ... sweet. just checked the idle screw and it musta got...
by mayhem33fzr
Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:34 pm
Forum: FZR600
Topic: 1989 FZR600 Will Not Idle
Replies: 4
Views: 1351

Re: 1989 FZR600 Will Not Idle

If the bike dies immediately that the clutch is released, it sounds like your neutral or sidestand switches are stuck, broken, or come unplugged. This is part of the safety system that prevents you from driving off with the sidestand down. sorry i ment i have to hold the throttle a bit back and whe...
by mayhem33fzr
Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:29 pm
Forum: FZR600
Topic: 1989 FZR600 Will Not Idle
Replies: 4
Views: 1351

1989 FZR600 Will Not Idle

for the past few weeks my bike has been starting up just fine and idling in neutral or when the clutch is held in no problem. now starting this past week my bike will not idle period. i start it and crank it and it dies after i let out the clutch. didnt do anything to it but in order to start it and...