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by jimmyblairnelson
Wed Nov 25, 2009 1:07 pm
Forum: Trouble Shooting
Topic: 2006 Yamaha Royal Star has poor throttle response
Replies: 8
Views: 5868

Carb malfunction repaired!

Just to let all interested know, I took those carbs off 3 times and totally went through them with no improvement! A mechanic that knows these engines told me that the brass caps that cover the idle jets (not mentioned the the repair manual because they are not to be 'screwed' with) were clogged wit...
by jimmyblairnelson
Sat Apr 11, 2009 3:02 pm
Forum: Trouble Shooting
Topic: 2006 Yamaha Royal Star has poor throttle response
Replies: 8
Views: 5868

Motorcycle stumbled, pulled the choke out

Wrider, just got back from riding it and when it was running poorly, I pulled the choke out and did not improve it except maybe under full choke! It started cold pretty easy and I am getting the feeling that the choke is not disengaging...will pull the carbs off and try to go through that system and...
by jimmyblairnelson
Sat Apr 11, 2009 1:10 pm
Forum: Trouble Shooting
Topic: 2006 Yamaha Royal Star has poor throttle response
Replies: 8
Views: 5868

Sure appreciate your response...will let you know. If you know anyone that has worked on a royalstar, let me know...this is a very complex bike! You can email me at emailjim@gorge.net...thanks
by jimmyblairnelson
Sat Apr 11, 2009 10:12 am
Forum: Trouble Shooting
Topic: 2006 Yamaha Royal Star has poor throttle response
Replies: 8
Views: 5868

That was a good call, but I do not believe my bike has accelerator pumps! Another thing is that keeping the throttle in one spot, and approaching a small hill, it will start running poorly without changing the throttle. should rule out a pump. I will take the bike out and when it starts loosing powe...
by jimmyblairnelson
Fri Apr 10, 2009 5:43 pm
Forum: Trouble Shooting
Topic: 2006 Yamaha Royal Star has poor throttle response
Replies: 8
Views: 5868

2006 Yamaha Royal Star has poor throttle response

:( this V-4 has a very complex Carburetor system and without understanding how each sub-system interacts with the whole, I am stumped. The engine starts and idles ok, but seems to have poor throttle response if lugged and if you are cruising and turn the throttle on, it will actually reduce power be...