Stalling Problem

7 replies to this topic
  • mjlang

Posted March 27, 2005 - 09:25 AM


This is a wierd one...

When I turn my 650R handlebars completely to the right at idle, the bike stalls. I've checked the cable routing and it is fine, no binding. The entire carb/throttle assembly has been apart a few times for maintenance and upgrades.

I've looked at any possible electrical issues, but that is not possible since the bike continues to run if I'm adding some RPM's when I turn the handlebars.

I'm going to put an Edelbrock on my pig soon so this issue may go away but for now, it's really odd.

  • frankstr

Posted March 27, 2005 - 09:49 AM


Check your throttle free play,You may need to adjust it, About a 1/4 inch I believe...

  • Max Power

Posted March 27, 2005 - 10:16 AM


I had the same problem and finally traced it to a routing problem with the decompression cable. When I turned the handle bars it would put a little tension on the cable and stop the engine but only at idle.

  • big t

Posted March 27, 2005 - 10:51 AM


Yeah, I had that problem once also. It was the decompression cable on mine too. It doesn't take much movement if it is out of adjustment.

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  • mjlang

Posted March 27, 2005 - 04:29 PM


Decomp lever... that's a great suggestion, I'll check it. THANKS!!

  • Roll_it_on

Posted March 27, 2005 - 05:25 PM


Let us know if that was it. Mine did the same thing and it took me a while to figure it out since it only did it very rarely.

  • mjlang

Posted April 06, 2005 - 09:10 PM


My stalling issue was in fact the decomp lever being pulled ever so slightly in a full right turn. All I needed to do was move my clutch perch inboard about .5 inch and I was set.

  • Roll_it_on

Posted April 07, 2005 - 05:37 AM


Got to love the simple fixes :naughty: :naughty:

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