Thread: Yamaha XT500
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Old 04-03-2008, 12:02 PM   #45
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Originally Posted by Jolly705
It starts when it feels like it and cuts out when it does run. The carb was pulled apart and cleaned, points in spec, the whole bike has been through but still won't run right, it is driving me or shall I say my father crazy. He has the bike in his garage now and have been messing with it for months now. It has us stumped!
One of my XT's did that, would quit on the highway with semi's breathing down your back! Turned out to be a bad coil, the vibes killed it where it would only work intermittantly. Worth checking out... remember, it's a 6v coil in the XT.

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