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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-22-2010, 06:54 PM Thread Starter
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1997 400L Idle's won't Take any Throttle!!!


I'm New to the Forum hoping for some HELP.

I Just Rebuilt Motor, it will start but will only Idle if you give any Throttle it will bog and backfire and die starts back up and Idle's I have Checked the basics, it is getting spark but seems weak ? will this cause the problem i'm having and if so what should i troubleshoot ?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-22-2010, 07:41 PM
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welcome to the forum,make sure you have at least 1/8" play in your thumb throtttle,,,,,adjust 5"up the cable.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-22-2010, 08:48 PM
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Welcome to the board!

I tried setting my password to "penis" but it said my password wasn't long enough...
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-23-2010, 01:26 AM
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could try taking the carb. off and give it a good cleaning, namely the pilot jet
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-23-2010, 04:20 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the welcome
Found the problem...... I Put a new flywheel on when I did rebuild, It was a 6 magnet , The sport uses a 4 magnet problem solved !!!!!
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