wr 400 valve adjustment??


2 replies to this topic
  • jjk

Posted May 13, 2006 - 01:50 PM

#1

I've recently pulled my bike out from being stored for the winter. It fired up on the first kick and seemed to run good. Next day, I can't get it started. I changed the gas and threw in a new plug. It has spark, fuel and good compression. My question is, I've had the bike for two years now and not adjuted the valves. I was planning on doing that first thing this season. If the valves were that far out of whack would this be a possibilty for not being able to start it?????
Thanks...............

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  • simon@vic

Posted May 13, 2006 - 10:36 PM

#2

if there was fuel in your carb it will have evaporated. you will need to do a full carb clean.

  • Bamster

Posted May 14, 2006 - 05:35 AM

#3

Yes they become hard to start when the valves tighten up but it sounds like you have other issiues too.




 
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