DR-Z 125L 2003 cuts out when warm


4 replies to this topic
  • griff37

Posted 29 April 2012 - 10:32 PM

#1

My wifes DRZ125L cuts out when warm. But will start straight again 1st kick. It is as though someone just pushes the kill switch. I originally thought it had something to do with the slow speed my wife rides it. But i rode it the other day pretty hard and after about 5 mins, it just cut out. it normally happens every 5 mins or so, any help would be appreciated.
Cheers
Daniel

  • Dr.Z250

Posted 03 June 2012 - 03:19 PM

#2

I am no expert but it sounds like your valve adjustment may be off. If you take apart the engine check the valves to be sure.

  • TWOWHEELTOM

Posted 04 June 2012 - 10:06 AM

#3

And possibly check your coil....coils fail when hot....so its possible the coil is cutting out at running temps....just a thought

  • 563ripper

Posted 06 June 2012 - 08:26 AM

#4

hey this might sound like it cant happen but your gas cap might be bad. next time it just shuts off take the cap off and if your hear a noise like its sucking in air then you need to replace the cap. same thing happened to me. i thought the bike was blown up or something. but i went and checked for gas and i heard that so i threw on another cap from my dads bike and its never done it again.

  • TWOWHEELTOM

Posted 06 June 2012 - 08:38 AM

#5

Good point 03drz.....usually that mmeans the vent is plugged. Great idea!




 
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