How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask brian winther Your Own Question
brian winther
brian winther,
Category: Motorcycle
Satisfied Customers: 52
Experience:  owner at 360 cycles
86599555
Type Your Motorcycle Question Here...
brian winther is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

Have a gig bear 400, cleaned carb after sitting in weather,

Customer Question

have a gig bear 400, cleaned carb after sitting in weather, starts and runs ok until just past half throttle then bogs out. seems to flooding carb. unsure what was done to carb prior to this
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: yes it runs
JA: What is the model/year of your motorcycle?
Customer: yamaha big bear 400 4x4 early 2000
JA: Are you fixing your bike yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes, have worked on bikes before. cleaned carb,
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: tried adjusting air jet screw ,no difference. maybe slide needle was moved previously?
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Posted by JustAnswer at customer's request) Hello. I would like to request the following Expert Service(s) from you: Live Phone Call. Let me know if you need more information, or send me the service offer(s) so we can proceed.
Expert:  brian winther replied 1 month ago.
Sounds like one of the circuits on the carb I still plugged
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
it runs great at less than half throttle, stalls past that point why , do you have factory settings for air screw and slide needle and jet sizes
Expert:  brian winther replied 1 month ago.
There is no stock jet size, they varied from region to region. Was it running fine prior to storage? If yes, then I would assume that the jets are correct. If not, then my answer would be that jetting is not something I can accurately describe the process via message board.

Related Motorcycle Questions