Engine Stalls At Slow Speeds


3 replies to this topic
  • cooracpro

Posted April 14, 2006 - 07:31 PM

#1

It seems like my engine on my 2000 yz 426 kills a lot at low speeds,if I climb a hill and feather the throttle at the top it seems like it just dies out right on the crest of the hill,or if I am putting along a slow trail it seems like it just idles down and dies,anyone have any suggestions or need anymore info from me to make a diagnosis.Your help would be greatly appreciated,I really have enjoyed this bike I haven't rode for the last 15 years and I cant believe how far these bikes have came.Also I am 53 years old so that should explain a lot of the putting around.
Thanks Jim

  • Tooliemxer

Posted April 14, 2006 - 07:41 PM

#2

turn up the idle a little and make sure the clutch it set up right-my CRF450 did the same when it was new. It stalled at the start line just putting it in gear and kept stalling in the tight corners-for some reason I've never had that problem before that bike.

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  • canadian109

Posted April 14, 2006 - 08:12 PM

#3

check the valve clearence it made a big difference on mine

  • kid on a 426

Posted April 14, 2006 - 09:23 PM

#4

Is the jetting right? Does it backfire on deceleration. Try adjusting the idle like toolie said and maybe the pilot. If you still have prbolems then just get a rekluse or gear it WAY down to like a 13 53.





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