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Offline Blou Zebu

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SOLVED [Misfiring/stuttering/shuddering DR650] Operator Error!
« on: November 04, 2009, 04:08:51 pm »
I got back the bike after the mechanics changed the tubes, front and rear. On the way home in heavy traffic I felt something was different.

Its like the bike shudders/stutters/misfires at low revs and when idling. On accelerating or under throttle there is nothing wrong. Just when you de-accelarate and reach the point where the bike is effectively idling it shudders.

I changed the spark plugs this morning (I had bought them but have not  yet changed them) No difference.

What can be the cause of this?
THe bike has done about 26000kms and is in a pretty good condition.

Obviously the change was loosened and refitted could it be to tight/loose?
But I think i also hear it misfire intermittently when idling in neutral (therefore not the chain.)

Thanks Guys!
« Last Edit: November 06, 2009, 08:14:09 am by Blou Zebu »
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Re: Misfiring/stuttering/shuddering DR650
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2009, 04:18:01 pm »
Is the choke on  ??? Otherwise try and turn up the idling.
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Re: Misfiring/stuttering/shuddering DR650
« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2009, 04:22:41 pm »
Dirty idle jet...
Alcohol is essentially nature’s Leatt Brace – with it, you might not be able to move worth sh*t, but you can take a slam or two and be no worse for the wear.
 

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Re: Misfiring/stuttering/shuddering DR650
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2009, 11:17:49 am »
I'm also interested in the answer cause I have something similar on the Strom. I have not replaced the spark plugs but have put in a new airfilter.
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Re: Misfiring/stuttering/shuddering DR650
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2009, 11:20:29 am »
Silly suggestion, but if they left out a cushion in the back hub it would probably give you symptoms like that.  Fine under power, shuddery when under light load.
 

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Re: Misfiring/stuttering/shuddering DR650
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2009, 02:18:41 pm »
Is the choke on  ???

I feel like the absolute idiot I apparently am!

I never need to use the choke and "forgot" that it is even there!

Thanks Sidetrack! Its nice to have my own bike back!

(Off to the corner to continue blushing!)
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Re: Misfiring/stuttering/shuddering DR650
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2009, 02:21:15 pm »
Is the choke on  ???

I feel like the absolute idiot I apparently am!

I never need to use the choke and "forgot" that it is even there!

Thanks Sidetrack! Its nice to have my own bike back!

(Off to the corner to continue blushing!)

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happens , shot for the honesty

if everyone were honest i suspect you would find yourself in good company.

me and the kill switch have a special relationship in that regards  :biggrin:
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Re: Misfiring/stuttering/shuddering DR650
« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2009, 02:39:20 pm »
 :imaposer: Thought I was the only one who has done that...

 

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Re: Misfiring/stuttering/shuddering DR650
« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2009, 02:49:54 pm »
When I can't tap of for a stop/robot/curve I know I have forgotten the KLR's choke. The first time I almost overshot a T junction! :o
 

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Re: Misfiring/stuttering/shuddering DR650
« Reply #9 on: November 05, 2009, 05:00:58 pm »
Happened to me last night, bike kept on dying at robots...
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Re: Misfiring/stuttering/shuddering DR650
« Reply #10 on: November 06, 2009, 08:02:11 am »
Modify the subject and add something like "fixed - not bike's fault" :deal:

Must preserve the good reputation of the DR ;D