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  1. SV650 Gen1 (99-02) Tech
    Okay so here's the deal. I bought a 2002 sv650 as my first bike about a month ago and I crashed it... crazy I know. But it was a small crash, no terrible damage that I can see. I need to replace the rear brake petal, the handlebars and the frame sliders. it also put a dent in the gas tank from...
  2. SV650 Gen1 (99-02) Tech
    This is my first bike and I was riding it, getting use to the clutch. When I was almost done with my u turn the bike fell and the clutch lever did bend a little. I was able to bend the clutch lever back into place but when I try to start the bike again, nothing happens. When I say nothing...
  3. SV650 Gen1 (99-02) Tech
    Hi. I just bought a 2001 SV650 (my first big bike) 3 days ago and am really hoping you can help. I know very little about bikes sorry. When the bike arrived it wouldn't start for at least 20 seconds, but then started. (The bike was started the night before, but not started/run before that for 2...
  4. SV650 Gen1 (99-02) Tech
    Hi everyone ! Going nuts over this issue. Looking forward to hear from the community. I can hear the starter running, but the engine won't crank. Spraying some carb cleaner straight in the carbs makes the engine run for a few seconds, so I'm guessing the spark plugs are working, and leaning...
  5. SV650 Gen2 (03-15) Tech
    // I had a video of my second start attempt but as a new user I am not allowed to include links. I would try to include it in the next post Hello fellow SV riders! I have an issue starting my bike but I know it could be very hard to diagnose a problem over the internet so I will try to be as...
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