Motorcycle

Motorcycle questions? Ask a mechanic.

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Motorcycle Questions
03 zzr 1200 runs good cold surges on top.when it gets hotter
03 zzr 1200 runs good cold surges on top.when it gets hotter it wont turn over 5k. changed pumps used. no change. wire from alt. was getting hot under seat cut plug out dosent get hot now but bike fal… read more
Louie
Louie
Technician
Associate Degree
1,451 satisfied customers
My 2012 flhtk has a screaming eagle air cleaner and aftermarket
my 2012 flhtk has a screaming eagle air cleaner and aftermarket mufflers NOT SE, but cheap imitation, bike has a missing when accelerating after decelerating, after it is thoroughly warmed up. I went … read more
Steve
Steve
I&C technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,229 satisfied customers
My 05 ultra stalls after warmed up. Last time I rode it. I
My 05 ultra stalls after warmed up. Last time I rode it. I got it to stay running, went to accelerate and it shut down completely. Lost power, elec, and wouldn't regain accessory or engine power until… read more
Steve
Steve
I&C technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,229 satisfied customers
I have an 07 Ultra Classic Electra Glide. It started throwing
I have an 07 Ultra Classic Electra Glide. It started throwing codes whe n it just started getting hot, I went through the proceedures for clearing the error code "Bus Error" which was it needed a new … read more
P.J.
P.J.
6 satisfied customers
I have a 2006 GSXR 1000 with 13,000 miles. I'm having stalling
I have a 2006 GSXR 1000 with 13,000 miles. I'm having stalling issues when pulling in the clutch. The bike will start fine and I can ride sometimes for 5 mins or 1 hour with stop and go driving and th… read more
Expert
Expert
I have a 95 vulcan en500. I started having occasional problems
I have a 95 vulcan en500. I started having occasional problems last summer. I would be cruising along and out of nowhere the bike would just start to slow down. I would try rolling the throttle but it… read more
Doug E
Doug E
Vintage M/C restorer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1 satisfied customers
I have an irritating intermittent problem that I cant seem
I have an irritating intermittent problem that I can't seem to figure out. I ride a 2004 Triumph Speedmaster. Every so often, the bike will lose power. Sometimes this happens while riding, sometimes i… read more
Expert-Repair
Expert-Repair
Owner Kingsland Auto & Marine Services
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
11 satisfied customers
2009 yz 250 2stroke. extremely well maintained. race A class senior.
2009 yz 250 2stroke. extremely well maintained. race A class senior. bike started running rough like dirty gas or carb had junk in it. dumped out gas. cleaned carb/jets, new top-end, cleaned power val… read more
rlc532
rlc532
Various vehicle tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
24 satisfied customers
1990 harley fxrs, my bike is stalling..due to overheating..10 minutes
I have a 1990 Harley FXRS, my bike is stalling at stop lights. At first I thought it was due to overheating. I was at a stop light for almost 10 minutes in 96 degrees. I let sit for 45 minutes and rod… read more
Chris
Chris
Senior Mechanic & Technician
Factory Training
826 satisfied customers
750 HONDA: no power and misses when appling throttle
I have a 750 HONDA SPIRIT that sat ouside in NC for a winter and would not run when it got back to Iowa last summer. Took it to dealer to have caburators cleaned. It starts and runs but has no power a… read more
Richard
Richard
Senior Mechanic & Technician
69 satisfied customers
Warmed..highway..down then cuts out completely - roll throttle..clutch
2000 Road King - Twin Cam 88 - 1450cc - carb - 28k miles- Last fall rode until fully warmed up on back roads -running great - got on highway to come home and all of a sudden the motor bogs down,sputte… read more
Steve
Steve
I&C technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7,229 satisfied customers
speedo and tach cutting off throttle..cooling temp sensor, replaced
I have a 2004 900 MC EFI Arctic Cat snowmobile. My red flashing engine hot light light flashes in both speedo and tach cutting off throttle after I am into ride 20 minutes or so. I am getting plenty o… read more
Jeremy R
Jeremy R
1,069 satisfied customers
Classic: 1990 yamaha V..throttle it cuts off instantly
I have a 1990 Yamaha V-Star Classic. When I start the engine it starts, then cuts off after about 3-5 seconds. When I start and turn the throttle it cuts off instantly. Tried several times; bike start… read more
Jeff Policky
Jeff Policky
Motorcycle Mechanic
Yamaha,Suzuki,Polaris Technical Tra
2,425 satisfied customers
commander: 1500 vulcan wont start..air cleaner..pipes..garage
1500 Vulcan won't start when damp and cold Has Kuryakin air cleaner, aftermkt pipes and power commander. Will start fine if air is dry or in garage for night. Rode to work today, it is damp and cold a… read more
Doug E
Doug E
Vintage M/C restorer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1 satisfied customers
pipe..core..i bought new jets and needle valve per fmf suggetions.
i have a 2001 kdx 200. i put a fmf narly woods pipe with a turbine core 2 spark arrester. i bought new jets and needle valve per fmf suggetions. i rode the bike first and it seems fine, should i still… read more
mrfixitRick
mrfixitRick
Self-Employed Mechanic
2 yrs University Mech Eng
98 satisfied customers
Kawasaki..000 rpm..bad fuel..20 miles after it started acting up again
I have a 2005 Kawasaki Ninja 636 and sometimes the engine will bogg out and not go over 10,000 rpm. It felt like bad fuel had gotten in to the tank. However after I turn the engine of and start it aga… read more
Doug E
Doug E
Vintage M/C restorer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1 satisfied customers
I have a 1985 Kawasaki Voyager 1300, I just changed the battery,
I have a 1985 Kawasaki Voyager 1300, I just changed the battery, when I started and rode the bike, it started spiting and sputtering, the engine was running perfect before, any ideas as to why?????… read more
Eric
Eric
technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,567 satisfied customers
2005 Suzuki: It has ran fine and then when I stopped..wouldnt start
We have aXXXXXC90 about 33000 miles on it. It has ran fine and then when I stopped for gas it wouldnt start. The battery appearred dead. Then it started after about 15 minutes rest. Rode for about an … read more
Wayne S.
Wayne S.
Motorcycle Mechanic
Fully Licensed Motorcycle Mechanic
1,302 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Jeff Policky

Jeff Policky

Motorcycle Mechanic

2,425 satisfied customers

Yamaha Gold, Suzuki Gold, Honda Bronze, Polaris Bronze, BRP

Louie

Louie

Technician

1,451 satisfied customers

25+ yrs. experience

TIMOTO

TIMOTO

Motorcycle Mechanic

1,246 satisfied customers

Honda registered technician, silver level award, former Kawasaki/Suzuki tech, 40+ years exp.

Andre Pilon

Andre Pilon

Motorcycle Mechanic

1,032 satisfied customers

Over 25 years experience, ICS, MMI, Owned shop for 12 years, worked tech-support for Harley Davidson

Kenny O.

Kenny O.

Motorcycle, ATV, Mules, Side by Side's Product Specialist. All Brands

619 satisfied customers

Worked for Kawasaki Motors as a Product Support Specialist (Factory Support) for 24 years

asphaltcycles

asphaltcycles

Motorcycle Mechanic

468 satisfied customers

I operate a motorcycle dealership and CCS Ducati Race team.

Glenn Adams II

Glenn Adams II

Motorcycle/ATV Technician

393 satisfied customers

6 years Motorcycle/ATV/Water Craft; 4 years auto; 18 years carpenter

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x