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YZ400 wheelie problem?

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i just got my yz 400 about a week ago and it ran great, i got pretty good at 4th gear wheelies and i can do them for about 1 mile or 1 1/2 at the very max and then today i did a small low rpm'd wheelie and shortly after my bike sputtered and then shut off. there was plenty of oil in it and i dont think im doing them long enough for the motor to start to have problems. has any one else had a problem like this with their 400????

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Wheelies can play hell on fuel delivery. It's very possible that you have a stuck float. Pull the bowl off and check 'er out.

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well it was hard to kick over after wards but now it can start up but i dont wanna hurt the motor cause to me it sounded like there was an oil problem or somthin

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Check you float height and make sure its in spec. Also you can loosen the top bolt on the oil line just for a sec. to make sure the oil pump is working.

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well i drained my oil and it looks like chocolate milk so im replacing the head gasket but thanks for the advice

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Brown oil means a blown head gasket? I thought that it only means that some dust has been sucked up your breather tube.

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Brown oil means a blown head gasket? I thought that it only means that some dust has been sucked up your breather tube.

he drives it onroad not much dust

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Brown oil means a blown head gasket? I thought that it only means that some dust has been sucked up your breather tube.

Chocolate milk means water in the oil. That is most likely a blown head gasket or a cracked case.

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