HEADS UP!!!

Site upgrade in progress... Core site functions are working, but some non-critical features/functions will be temporarily unavailable while we work to restore them over the next couple of weeks.

Please post any bugs you encounter, but before you do, check to see if it's already listed.

Thanks for your patience while we work to improve the community.

Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
SCOTTTO92

street converted xr650r dying at idle

5 posts in this topic

Having issues when i stop at a traffic light, bike dying when returning to idle... just dies..... like someone hit a kill switch.... anyone else experience this?? i have the baja designs kit on it with the parking light, headlight style run switch.... i strongly believe it has nothing to do with the engine running hotter while stopped.... it was 50 degrees last weekend when i was riding and i only stopped for less than a minute at a light and it died....

i run 93 octane fuel

stock kill switch has been replaced with the one provided by baja designs (off/parking light/head light)

don't have a tach, but i thought my idle was set high enough.....IMO it doesn't sound like the idle is on the verge of it dying when this happens.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Your kill switch could be shorting out- common on the 650R. Unplug it and see if the probem persists.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The obvious first... is your idle set correctly for a warm engine...?

(Hand-screw near the choke.)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My R did the same thing when I bought it used. The BD kit was installed incorrectly. The headlight was plugged into the original socket, not the new one from the rewound stator. Easy to diagnose the first time I rode after sunset. The headlight was also upside-down.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0