Gary Hey guys just wondering if someone can help me? So you're 23 eh real tree? Lead acid batteries produce hydrogen gas when they are charged, hydrogen gas is explosive, sparks tend to light explosive stuff off. The one on the left is the input which always has 12V and the one on the right is the output which only gets 12 volts when you turn the key or press start. The steps I set out fixed my quad and I think they will fix yours as well. The advice given to me by you guys is great but i'm not too bright at some of this stuff to the point i would need to see it done once opposed to reading it and trying it myself. I take great offense to your smartassed comment. Keep in mind, I say that a person who often give long winded responses like yours all the time, but I have to respond to more than just one thread, so I don't always have time to answer the question for every possible scenario. I felt more detail was required so I went in depth with simplistic steps on testing a battery and starter.
The Yamaha Timberwolf is a 2x4 all-terrain vehicle -- only the rear wheels receive drive power from the engine. Rear plastic has been repaired but overall still in pretty good shape. I pushed the start again and the same thing happened. Should be here any day. First thing I did was test the switch the other guy put on, every thing was fine. I've been a Honda tech for 27 years and a Yamaha tech for 24. Mine being a 94 probably doesn't have any.
If its fine rebuild your starter. There should be a rubber boot over it and a little nut holding a red wire to it. In fact, it kept trying to start the machine even after I turned off the key! Ask about our Financing OptionsEvery machine we sell goes through a thorough inspection. I have a 1994 Yamaha Timberwolf 4x4. After 20 seconds or so the starter finally stopped.
After asking friends they were convinced it was a clutch problem but after opening up the casing for the clutch I don't see anything out of the ordinary and am concerned that it may be a transmission problem. This was a really cool run that we happen to go on. Near the end of last year, the only way for it to fire was the have full choke, and full throttle, and the engine bogged down and you had to keep on throttle for 25mins. This quad doesn't need anything. First it would click like it was shifting, but the wheeler wouldn't move and when I hit the gas it revved up like I was in nuetral. The Yamaha Timberwolf 250 is a compact all-terrain vehicle. Fix that attitude kddo, before a moderator takes action.
I need no help selling and will except no low ballers. Your frienldy Neighbourhood Journeyman Mechanic. It has forward and reverse, Tires are in good shape. The electric start button worked fine when i was out hunting in the early hours of Sunday but in the evening all i was getting was a click click click when i pushed the starter button. I don't wanna plug this one up, fire her up and have the same thing happen. After trying some more it became stuck in 1st gear and wouldnt shift at all.
. And then I have a 2004 Polaris Predator 500 completely disassembled. I've got the suspension, handle bars, steering and bottom of the motor on the brand new frame previous frame was totaled, that's why it's disassembled. But I've never put a box of parts together like this. Thanx for the help guys. Gotta love Yamaha with their single cylinders.
Your frienldy Neighbourhood Journeyman Mechanic. That's why i got someone from maintenance where i work to do it for me. Over winter, the throttle had dislocated, and I got it back in place. It was cool to see what the May Mud had to offer the yammies. Check our fitment table for more details. The summer before it had a hard time idling, but we fixed it by cleaning the carb, and messing with idle. This inspection includes checking:ball jointsbushingswheel bearingstie rod endsall seals in drivetrain and motorbrakescharging systemcooling systemWe have an in-house notary for a one-stop-shop! Again my suggestion stands- test the cutoff relay.
I've been a Honda tech for 27 years and a Yamaha tech for 24. Still goes click after i put the battery back in it. Just picked away finding spots we never went before really. Okay guys I've had this 250 sitting in my shop for a little over two years and finaly found the parts to fix it. That's 50 parts petrol to one part 2 stroke oil. Most likely that is your problem. I'm not very mechanically inclined and you all can talk circles around me when it comes to repairs.
The fact that it is clicking tells me that the solenoid is working properly. All theses contribute to overall pricing. Fired it right back up and it ran perfect. Surprisingly the Yamaha Grizzly 700 never got stuck that many times in the may mud but hey, we never really went out to get stuck! This I know because of 4 years of mechanic school. Thanx again for all the help and i'm sure i'll have more questions down the road. Visit to view our entire inventory¿ Category Sport Motorcycles Engine 700 cc Posted Over 1 Month 2013 Yamaha Raptor 700R, 2013 Yamaha Raptor 700R, Like new condition, A lot of aftermarket upgrades. Maybe a the netural position switch.