But if I turn it off to get some gas or something and then try to start it, it won't start. If it starts cold and runs fine then will not restart when hot, I'd center in on the starter. i JUST put a brand new battery in it yesterday, so that isn't the problem. my r1 08 with new generator motor, new rectifier, new battery, new starter relay, when engine cold the starter motor working, started engine ok, but engine hot the starter motor can't rotate meanwhile the current was decreased and light on Odometer off. when a coil (starter motor) gets hot it can short and draw alot of juice when trying to turn. Like any other fluids, oil alters its characteristics when it is heated or when it is in a very hot weather. Hey hey Well it's time to get my bike ready for summer. When your motorcycle sits during Winter storage, gravity takes over and the oil pools to the bottom of the case and the gears at the top remain exposed. Discussion in 'Electrical Systems' started by NYH1, May 10, 2011. First, start simple and look for a … The hot start lever is located on either the left or right side of the handlebars next to the clutch or brake levers. When you start out, ride slowly in the beginning so that the engine hits its ideal running temperature. Recently bought '07 Ultra, rode to D.C. this weekend. Though annoying, it's not an uncommon problem. Vous pouvez modifier vos choix à tout moment dans vos paramètres de vie privée. solves many warm/hot start issues and of course, that listed above too! Found that when bike is hot, doesn't want to start. Typical problems associated with the carburetors affecting starting are an inoperable enriching device, restricted fuel supply, or a leaking manifold. First two times I cycled the ignition all the way off for a … or a pintle are. NYH1 Veteran ... After the last stop we made, the engine didn't want to turn over right away when I went to start it. Starters tend to drag when hot having a hard time turning the motor. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. It's on top of the throttle body and controls the air flow for idle and fast idle. Does anyone no how I can bring the handlebar back about 2 inches on ultra? By moving the motorcycle, you can lubricate internal parts and reduce the risk of oil starvation at start … Recently bought '07 Ultra, rode to D.C. this weekend. If small-engine power equipment were always this hard to start in just mildly cold temperatures, not many people would buy them. After hard starting problems and damaging kickback, I’ve just installed the S&S EZ start cams; hope they work…worst scenario is fueling up on a hot day when you have to shut down for only a couple of minutes…worst response is to buy a mammoth starter; make sure everything else is correct before simply using a bigger hammer…had the problem pretty much licked with … Symptoms of blown fuses: The motorcycle will sound completely normal when you try to start it, but it will spin forever yielding no results. Therefore, the mechanic must exercise extreme caution when trying this. Idle is fine and stable while you are warming up your motorcycle engine, but after the engine have reached it's operating temperature, it often stalls when you ask it to idle - like when you are stopping at a red light. I took it to the dealer because I had extended warranty. and solenoid. it back fires and then starts every time. The I.A.C. Will stick with the ignition switch for now. This is another reason why cold engines are hard to start. “My motorcycle won’t start!” Ask the phone-jockey of your local motorcycle shop or dealership how many times a day they hear those words. Often times, this causes the oil to have problems at the time it circulates in the engine of the vehicle. solves many warm/hot start issues and of course, that listed above too! When the engine is too hot, fuel can't circulate properly due to the way in which vapor obstructs it and therefore the engine wouldn't start as easily as it should or it wouldn't start at all. (1) Most likely the float level set on one or more carbs is too high allowing fuel to bleed thur during hot starts which will cause hard starting. Hard start when hot. There is nothing more frustrating than your motorcycle refusing to start just when you thought you wanted to go for a beautiful ride. I purchased a 1980 Yamaha 850 last spring. Never had the problem again. Other Possible Causes of Hot Start Problems . Stale fuel will make starting more difficult. If your Dyna is EFI, your fuel pump is losing prime/pressure due to fuel line leak...look here: http://www.hdtimeline.com/diagnosti...lated/979-engine_dies_and_runs_in_spurts.html. This is another reason why cold engines are hard to start. Idle is fine and stable while you are warming up your motorcycle engine, but after the engine have reached it's operating temperature, it often stalls when you ask it to idle - like when you are stopping at a red light. 1994 Honda Magna 750cc (the new style V-4 engine, not the V-45) (or, what Honda simply calls a “VF750C”). This past weekend ride the bike would start ok when cold, would usually not start with the starter when hot. Carbs are designed to work better with hot running engines. After some riding, when the engine is very hot, my Honda XR125 starts very hard. Most of the reasons by which a hot engine would be hard to start are based on problems related to the fuel. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > May 10, 2011 #1. Just unplug and re-plug the connectors and try to start the motorcycle again. Sometime, your motorcycle just won't start. If its not firing then I would follow what Chris just stated. It starts fine in the morning and again after work, but if I ride it more that 5 or 10 miles and stop it, it does not want to start. Hard starting. They can run funny when cold. Just turn it on and continue bumping the starter until it finally starts. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > May 10, 2011 #1. I do 2 soft kicks not really trying to start then get to TDC pull hot start and kick. Like any other fluids, oil alters its characteristics when it is heated or when it is in a very hot weather. Sometimes my engine is hard to crank over when hot. The problem is in the carb's. after my motorcycle sits overnight in the garage, it has a heck of a time trying to start in the morning. https://www.harley-davidsonforums.com/forums/members/1793-rubberdown.html, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. Often times, this causes the oil to have problems at the time it circulates in the engine of the vehicle. HOT Start problems is just learning the cycle. Yes good battery I had a mechanic replace a fuel line thinking that was the problem It was not Cold start great Hot start no good The bike has to cool down. Just need to try diff start cycles and see which works most affective. Found that when bike is hot, doesn't want to start. To bypass the enriching device, WD40 can be sprayed directly into the carburetor’s inlet side (once the air filter has been removed) during the starting procedure—either the kick start or electric start. So it does not seem to be a valve adjustment issue. 2005 VN750 Sold 11-27-17. Carbs are tuned to run well on a hot engine, which should make sense… if you want to go ride your bike all day, it’s probably going to spend a lot more time hot … MC Garage Tips: How To Fix A Hard-Starting Motorcycle. Sometimes my engine is hard to crank over when hot. it could also be the starter solenoid. do a tune up, change fuel and air filters (if you havent recently). Hard to start COLD is Valve Problems. Hence, literary there is nothing to be worried about it. They replaced a cracked fuel line in the gas tank which was sucking air. One example of a hot start lever . Nos partenaires et nous-mêmes stockerons et/ou utiliserons des informations concernant votre appareil, par l’intermédiaire de cookies et de technologies similaires, afin d’afficher des annonces et des contenus personnalisés, de mesurer les audiences et les contenus, d’obtenir des informations sur les audiences et à des fins de développement de produit. Step 3 – Move the Motorcycle . If your starter easily cranks a cold engine, but “drags” or cranks very slowly when hot, there may be a “heat soak” problem. (2) weak spark to the spark plugs or imprpoer spark plug gap (3) low compression. Cold (read: room temeprature or colder) bikes don’t behave like hot ones. Most of the reasons by which a hot engine would be hard to start are based on problems related to the fuel. You just need to learn the start cycle for your bike. 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