YZ426 choke

9 replies to this topic
  • hoffbrewfil

Posted April 28, 2004 - 11:37 AM


What is the deal with this choke...
I am a new 4 stroke owner (2000 426) and after finally gett'n her started, if you dont leave the choke on it dies.
any ideas?

  • 426_Texan

Posted April 28, 2004 - 12:00 PM


Start with cleaning the carb, thoroughly.

  • Satch0922

Posted April 28, 2004 - 12:02 PM


Or use a fish scale :thumbsup: :awww: :lol:

  • 426_Texan

Posted April 28, 2004 - 12:09 PM


a DIGITAL fish scale :thumbsup:


  • Boostn

Posted April 28, 2004 - 03:43 PM


a DIGITAL fish scale :awww:


huh? fish scale for what? :thumbsup:

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  • 426_Texan

Posted April 28, 2004 - 03:59 PM


Satch was making fun of my "southern ingenuity"


  • Satch0922

Posted April 28, 2004 - 04:12 PM


not makin fun...but it was funny :thumbsup:

  • krotchwaffle

Posted April 29, 2004 - 03:42 AM


do you turn the choke off as soon as it starts? you should leave it choked for a couple seconds until it starts to rev up a little.

  • mx426

Posted April 29, 2004 - 06:05 AM


I think krotchwaffle needs to read the "how did you come up with your name" thread, I'd like to hear this one. :thumbsup:
Make sure your air filter is clean as well and don't let your 8 year old son clean and oil your filters. He may forget squeeze out the excess filter oil. :awww:

  • berudd

Posted April 29, 2004 - 07:10 AM


I had some of this as well. Assuming it is jetted correctly, you may just need to turn the idle up a bit. It is black thumb srew on the same side. Been a while since I fiddled with it but I think turning it in speeds up the idle.

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