dead engine

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by MORT666, Dec 9, 2010.

  1. MORT666

    MORT666 Been here awhile

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    Help required please.Just got out into the garage after 3 weeks of -3c to- 7.5c to have a look at my 950 Adventure which died.Took the bash plate down check the pump points ok no power,check the connector no power o yes fuse ok is there a relay.:norton:wink: HELP.
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  2. kirb

    kirb should be out riding

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    Let's start with the easy stuff- Battery? Crank over? Dash light up? Tries to fire at all? Fuses in glovebox OK?

    More info please.
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  3. MORT666

    MORT666 Been here awhile

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    Dash lights / fuse/ battery/ all ok no power at the fuel pump.?
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  4. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    IIRC I had these symptoms when my starter relay burned out. Two relays are listed as starter relays; it was the main relay down by the engine, not the smaller relay behind the headlight.

    The repair manual tells you how to test them.
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  5. MORT666

    MORT666 Been here awhile

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    Did the starter work though?
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  6. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    Not until I changed the relay.

    Is yours working?
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  7. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    If you are looking for a relay for just the fuel pump, it is also behind the headlight (See pg. 7-7 in the repair manual.)
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  8. MORT666

    MORT666 Been here awhile

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    Thanks i will look behind the headlight,i haven't a manual.:1drink
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  9. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    This is what you are looking for.

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    You don't need to take out the headlight, just remove the side cover.

    There is another relay just like it right next to it, inboard. That one is the auxiliary starter relay.



    Here is how to test it:

    You really should get a manual. It is an invaluable resource.
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  10. Venteuri

    Venteuri I don't give a shit

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    Please charge the battery first!

    3 weeks is to much.
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    nomad guy A legal alien

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  12. MORT666

    MORT666 Been here awhile

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    Had a second look at the fuel pump points and yes they are bunt out.:eek1
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