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  1. Bike hesitates and dies when warm

    SV650 Gen1 (99-02) Tech
    Hey all, My 02 has a habit of running normally for the most part, but on very hot days when riding slowly in town the idle fluctuates ~500rpm up and down eventually leading to the bike stalling. It's more predominate when the weather is hot, and i'm not sure if it's related, but the rad fan is...
  2. 2001 SV650S Carb question

    SV650 Gen1 (99-02) Tech
    Hi all, I'm trying to track down a couple of answers and hoping the collective SV family has the answers. I got my wife's SV fired up yesterday (after much struggling) and was able to get it running a for a bit, but unfortunately, the carbs were pretty gummed up (bike is bone stock by the way)...
  3. Weird Backfiring (I've tried all the standard advice with no success)

    SV650 Gen1 (99-02) Tech
    Hi all! I've been having an annoying issue with my 2000 sv650; it likes to backfire, a lot! It backfires (actually after-firing I guess) loads and very loudly whilst using the choke a bit during warm up but if I use no choke it will run but not well at all until its warm (Very lumpy idle...
  4. 2004 Sv650 dies at idle and when given throttle

    SV650 Gen2 (03-15) Tech
    Hi, my name is Sean and I just recently got a motorcycle (June last year) to commute to and from campus for school. It's a 2004 SV650 with 21.4k miles on it (34.4k km). Over winter break I didn't ride my bike very much and it sat in the garage for probably 2 or 3 weeks. I turned it on every...
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