Or view bikes by:
 - new additions
 - brand
 - year
 - category
 - 50cc or 125cc
 - top charts
New 2014 models New
All 2013 models
MC of the year
News and reviews
Discussions
Words and terms
Unit converters
Riding safety
Home

Free classifieds

Submit motorcycles
Advertise products
Contact Bikez
About Bikez
Privacy Policy
Biker personals




RE: Starter or flywheel troubles????? 79 Honda CX 500 discussion forum:
RE: Starter or flywheel troubles?????

RE: Starter or flywheel troubles????? 
dogrocket100 said 2004-08-09 23:14:34 
 
If it will roll along while in gear and the engine is turning over then it appearantly isn´t totally seized up. Put it up on the center stand. Take the spark plugs out and rotate the rear wheel. Engine should turn over easily. This should spin the engine. Use your thumb or finger and check for compression at the spark plug holes. You will be able to tell if the cylinders are making compression by simply feeling the compression against your finger in the spark plug hole as the engine is turned over.

Thumb compresssion on both cylinders?

Yes?

Then the problem is not a seized up motor. Possibly an electrical problem!

Check this site for an excellent electrical troubleshooting chart for motorcycles.

http://www.electrexusa.com/electrex_fault_finding.html

Good Luck.

Dogrocket
 
 
Answer this message                           Show discussion overview

Comments, questions and answersEnter a comment or answer to this message

We invite you to introduce yourself by a few sentences if you are new to this discussion group. Enter your e-mail to join the forum and get notifcations of new messages. Or post your question, answer or comment as a guest. We have just improved this discussion forum and expect the number of users to increase.
 
Title
 
Signature
Optional e-mail
Enter your e-mail to join the forum and get notification of answers and new messages. You can unsubscribe by a single click. Bikez does not show, sell or misuse e-mail addresses.
Message text


More 1979 Honda CX 500 information

Our discussion groups are intended for short messages. We also welcome more extensive motorcycle reviews.

Bikez also recommends that you check out the technical data and the riders' rating for the 79 Honda CX 500. You can also rate it yourself. Use our efficient motorcycle classifieds to sell or buy this bike. Your motorbike gets a high quality presentation. Ads are free.
    Aprilia     Benelli     BMW     Ducati     Harley-Davidson     Honda     Kawasaki     KTM     Moto Guzzi     Suzuki     Triumph     Ural     Yamaha   

Copyright © 1999-2013 by Bikez.com
Motorcycle catalogue and Motorcycle classifieds