Motorcycle

Motorcycle questions? Ask a mechanic.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Motorcycle Questions
This is about an older - 1982 - Yamaha motorcycle. Seca 650
This is about an older - 1982 - Yamaha motorcycle. … read more
JOHN DICIAULA
JOHN DICIAULA
80 satisfied customers
1988 honda shadow 600, runs great while, then starts to
1988 honda shadow 600, runs great for a while, then starts to sputter and die. Can't restart on the road, but the following morning in the garage, fired right up… read more
TIMOTO
TIMOTO
Motorcycle Mechanic
Bachelor's Degree
1,305 satisfied customers
1960 Cushman Eagle Husky - never restored. Has been in storage
1960 Cushman Eagle Husky - never restored. Has been in storage 4 years - properly prepared for storage. Got it out a couple of days ago. Started up and running smoothly until last night. Suddenly back… read more
Doug E.
Doug E.
Vintage M/C restorer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,485 satisfied customers
I have a 2002 Sportsman 500 HO 4 Wheeler. When you try to
I have a 2002 Sportsman 500 HO 4 Wheeler. When you try to start it it turns over hard( like it is out of time) after a couple tries it will start turning over easy until you hit the throttle or pull t… read more
Jeff Policky
Jeff Policky
Motorcycle Mechanic
Yamaha,Suzuki,Polaris Technical Tra
2,425 satisfied customers
polaris..added stabilizer, ether, and gas line antifreeze but no luck.
I have a Polaris 340 Indy. I cant get it to start. I have added stabilizer, ether, and gas line antifreeze but no luck. I know this is vague and probably could be a 1,000 things. I will try anything. … read more
Doug E.
Doug E.
Vintage M/C restorer
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,485 satisfied customers
I HAVE A 04 xcsp carb 600.IT STARTED IN july..I PUT NEW PLUGS..PULLS
I HAVE A 04 XCSP CARB 600.IT STARTED IN JULY AND NOW IT WILL NOT START.IT HAS GAS AND I PUT NEW PLUGS IN IT.AFTER 20 PULLS IT WILL NOT START AND WHEN I TOOK OUT THE PLUGS THEY WERE DRY… read more
Andre Pilon
Andre Pilon
Motorcycle Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,044 satisfied customers
few minutes..restart and run good, Changing the spark plug..trail
My name isXXXXX have an 09 Yamaha Grizzly 700 while riding this past weekend at approx 12,000 feet elevation I had issues with my Grizz running rich, backfiring and dieing, after letting it sit for a … read more
rlc532
rlc532
Various vehicle tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
95 satisfied customers
My 1998.., it blows the rubber carberetor joint off of the intake
My 1998 Yamaha Grizzly 600 will start and run for a minute or so and then it makes like a loud pop and shuts off, when it does, it blows the rubber carberetor joint off of the intake and it has like a… read more
Jeff Policky
Jeff Policky
Motorcycle Mechanic
Yamaha,Suzuki,Polaris Technical Tra
2,425 satisfied customers
Grizzly..350 that has plenty of spark but wont start..air filter
I have a 2008 barely used yamaha grizzly 350 that has plenty of spark but won't start. air filter looks new. I changed the gas out just in case but won't start… read more
Jeff Policky
Jeff Policky
Motorcycle Mechanic
Yamaha,Suzuki,Polaris Technical Tra
2,425 satisfied customers
Bike..runs great../58-60 mph then suddenly backfires and dies
I have a 1985 Yamaha XT600,still completely stock. The bike has 14/42 gearing and runs great from idle up to about 4000-4300rpm/58-60 mph then suddenly backfires and dies . Pull over,starts 1st kick a… read more
Richard
Richard
Senior Mechanic & Technician
2,335 satisfied customers
An 08 Grizzly 350 2WD automatic, completely stock..throttle..die
Hello, I have an '08 Grizzly 350 2WD automatic, completely stock. The last time I rode, it started sputtering and backfiring just out of the blue. Any more than 25% throttle and it would all but cut o… read more
Jeff Policky
Jeff Policky
Motorcycle Mechanic
Yamaha,Suzuki,Polaris Technical Tra
2,425 satisfied customers
I have a 1999 600 Yamaha Grizzly atv. It was running fine
I have a 1999 600 Yamaha Grizzly atv. It was running fine but just quit and now will not start because it has no spark. The engine will turn over but there is no spark to the spark plug. We have repla… read more
Jeff Policky
Jeff Policky
Motorcycle Mechanic
Yamaha,Suzuki,Polaris Technical Tra
2,425 satisfied customers
It has always been a bit touchy to start, like the choke..spark plugs
I have a 1981 Yamaha 750 maxim. It has always been a bit touchy to start, like the choke has to be exactly right etc. I recently had new spark plugs installed by a Yamaha dealer. It started and ran we… read more
.......
.......
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
211 satisfied customers
A chatter and jurky ride at low speed acceleration is..50mph
Hi I have a 1998 CBR 600 FW which has developed very poor low speed performance, i get a chatter and jurky ride at low speed acceleration is fine and speeds over 50mph are fine, it pops on deceleratio… read more
.......
.......
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
211 satisfied customers
rev..exhaust..air filter and carburator..valves ,installed spark plugs
have a atv- yamaha 350warrior 2000 that will start and idle but will not rev up -as soon as give it any throttle it makes loud cracks out the exhaust. have already cleaned air filter and carburator, i… read more
Ski Doctor
Ski Doctor
Owner, operator
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
530 satisfied customers
charger..cdi..ignition ,and kill switch tested fine ,the atv ran great
I, have 1998 Yamaha 600 grizzly and just recently while charging the battery I let the positive cable of the charger get over against the frame now I have no spark I though maybe i fried the cdi but t… read more
.......
.......
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
211 satisfied customers
I have a 99 Yamaha Grizzly 600 quad. The carburetor is giving
I have a 99 Yamaha Grizzly 600 quad. The carburetor is giving me trouble. Can't get it to idle properly. Any tips you can give me on choke adjustment and idle/air screws?… read more
Graham Percival
Graham Percival
Manager
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
94 satisfied customers
My 2004 yamaha vstar runs rough at idle and when you ease on
My 2004 yamaha vstar runs rough at idle and when you ease on the throttle, spits and sputters and wants to die, unless you give it a lot more throttle. This is particulary a problem when easing away f… read more
Ski Doctor
Ski Doctor
Owner, operator
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
530 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

TIMOTO

TIMOTO

Motorcycle Mechanic

1,305 satisfied customers

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

Andre Pilon

Andre Pilon

Motorcycle Mechanic

1,044 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

kwiggins29059

kwiggins29059

Motorcycle Mechanic

320 satisfied customers

Experience in Harley Davidson and Triumph

< 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