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Moose. I have a '05 suzuki 500 quadrunner that will start…

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Hello Moose. I have...

Hello Moose. I have a '05 suzuki 500 quadrunner that will start and run normal for about 10 secs. Then it will only idle and when throttle is increased it will die or at least bacfire a couple times then die.

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? What size is the engine?

Its not a car. Its an ATV

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '05 Suzuki?

500 quafrunner

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Drained fuel tank. Thought it might have been bad fuel but that wasnt it.. It will only rev for the 1st 10 secs. Then it will only idle

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Well? When i shut it off and restart it it will repeat what i just mentioned

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Motorcycle Mechanic: Louie, Technician replied 6 months ago
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Motorcycle Mechanic: Louie, Technician replied 6 months ago

Initially, let's try check and review the basics depending on the version for a possible fuel delivery/starvation issue. Proposed preliminary tries (if have not been done):

  • • ensure fuel valve is turned to PRI;
  • • verify fuel flow from tank line through fuel valve to the fuel line to the carb;
  • • check for presence of vacuum on the (smaller) hose to the fuel valve when attempting to start and/or when briefly running;
  • • also consider / try to drain carb bowl;
  • • to be able to check bowl's fuel content for quantity and quality.

Even if just to eliminate as a potential suspect, cautiously test for consistency of spark. Click HERE.

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