Xr600r Choke Lever...


5 replies to this topic
  • slepe67

Posted April 26, 2006 - 06:32 PM

#1

Hey, I searched here and there, no data on this one. My bike always starts with the choke OFF. When I pull outta the driveway, I ensure it is OFF, then go a ways, then it starts spittering and sputtering, and I look down and notice it is ON. I turn it OFF, ride a ways, put put, OFF. &%$#@!????? Is the damn thing temperature operated? Doesn't seem to do it after its warmed up. Could I just get a spring or something to keep it OFF, and switch it on IF needed?

  • bork

Posted April 26, 2006 - 07:19 PM

#2

Can you feel the 1/2 way position ? If not , sounds like the detent bb or spring is not there under the arm of choke lever.( thus allowing it to move too freely.)

  • cleonard

Posted April 26, 2006 - 10:47 PM

#3

Mine did that once. Turned out that the screw that holds the lever was just loose. If that's not the case, check the detents that hold it. It's not a complicated setup.

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  • slepe67

Posted April 27, 2006 - 12:14 PM

#4

I'll have to look at it better. I rode it about 40 miles today, mostly off road, and it would keep popping up to CHOKE and I would reset it, while I kept my hand down there I could feel it rise up, I'd set it down, after about 3 times, it would stay down. I stopped and shut it down at the bike shop, fire it up after 20 minuts, get on the road, and it started again. Maybe I'll just get a carb return spring or something. I hardly ever need to choke it anyhow. Thanks for the replies. Later JL

  • slepe67

Posted April 27, 2006 - 12:17 PM

#5

nope, no detents...hmmm

  • slepe67

Posted April 27, 2006 - 12:20 PM

#6

Duh, there is a detent. All the way full bottom, just gotta push thru, no more probs...thanks again! :crazy:





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