How hard is the 426 and the 400 to start?

4 replies to this topic
  • Mackan

Posted January 17, 2001 - 03:12 AM


How hard are they to start vs the drz400 non button model.

  • MN_Kevin

Posted January 17, 2001 - 03:28 AM


Once you learn the correct drill, which is nothing, they are cake to start. Usually one to three kicks. Not as easy as pushing a button, but easier than many other bikes.

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  • fred

Posted January 17, 2001 - 04:29 AM


I got my 99 wr400 dialed in.
It will start 3 kicks cold , but after warm one kick..
even if I stall, or lay it over when hill climbing, pull hot start button, one kick..

  • Guest_Guest_*

Posted January 17, 2001 - 04:37 AM


I have an 01 426 and am height challenged on it, but once I got the routine down I haven't had a problem.

  • yamahalic

Posted January 18, 2001 - 08:30 AM


[I have about 70 trail ridden miles on my WR 426 so far. It starts 1st-2nd kick when cold. It usually starts 1st kick when hot. I don't need the hot start under normal restarting when hot.I went from an 96 XR250R to the WR.
The WR starts easier and stays running easier. QUOTE]


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