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Suzuki Across flat spot

Discussion in 'Suzuki 250cc In-line 4's' started by marco, Apr 30, 2014.

  1. GreyImport

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    Have u tried to bump start it?
     
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    I gonna try disconnect the fuel line, attach some bottle with petrol and try to start. As well i gonna try to bump start and see what's happening or not!!

    if doesn't i gonna have to check the plugs to see if they are flooded after so many time.


    Let's pray.
     
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    How far from holsworthy are you. I might be able to swing by and give you a couple hours of a second pair of eyes at the very least.
     
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    I wouldn't use an external fuel bottle as the across has a pump and needs a certain amount of pressure to be fed into the carbs, also check your float valve , you want the rubber on the pointy end to be nice and soft
     
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    Right now this is her behavour.
     
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    Just tryed. Doesn't work.
     
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    I
    Rockdale mate.
     
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    Sounds similar to mine the other day, which coincidentally is ecactly what kiffsta said about the choke
     
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    It's my dumb mind but i think my battery may be bad, because i have to recharge after feel attempt to start the bike. I gonna try other battery tomorrow to see if make a difference.
     
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    How did you fix yours???

    tell me you have a good mechanic or you did!
     
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    Are you able to jump start from the car before you buy a new battery
     
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    Lol I just used the choke. We will have to try arrange some time to meet

    Hey whats the deal with all the wires everywhere?
     
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    Maaaann, that will be great!! At least i can pay will feel beers if u drink!!

    I gonna ask my neighbour to jump start from his car and remove the spark plugs that may be flood aftet soo many try.

    Thanks for your help.
     
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    No worries mate
     
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    Ooohh, well. One of the ignition coil wasn't showing 12v. So I decide to track the wire to the cdi. All the tape was far gone so I decide to re-tape it.
     
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    And the wire was really with bad contact.
     
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    Ok fair enough. Are the wires all in good condition (worth checking before taoing them back up)
     
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    That's my last task before go to bed.

    Continuity Test.
     
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    I think Kiffsta is on the right track .....in general people think u need handfuls of throttle to start bikes .... most bikes have there own individual starting procedures , especially older ones.
    Dont forget u have changed things in the carbys etc so it may need a certain procedure to get it going.
    If its flooding your fighting a losing battle.
    And if the battery is shonky then the battle is lost .... as u well know!

    A good/new decent AGM battery , not a crappy chinese cheapo acid one, should withstand excessive cranking and being left idle for long periods.
     
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    So yesterday after organize every little bit of messy around the bike I decide to remove all 4 spark plugs, re-check the spark gap and spray some wd40 in the spark roles.

    Reinstall everything and the bike start like this in the video:




    Great news!

    Then I reassembly all the bits from the bike, re-done the wiring tape, put it in the correctly place and this morning took the bike for a ride.


    And exactly the same thing happens: Bike still dying after 1 to 2 blocks of street riding.





    The only different thing that I done to the bike was change the spark gap ( shorter than the factory setting ) and spray wd40 in the carbs.


    For now I gonna give a halt to this bike because I have to move of house and I gonna have to organize one of this guys to relocate my bike to kingsford - sydney.

    If you guys have some good mechanic for recommendation I guess is time to stop trying and pay someone to do the job.

    Thanks for all help guys!
     

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