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Hello everybody! :-D

 

So I haven't really been out riding at all on my KX250F.. and it had this problem since i got it really. (KX250F 2016)

 

When I rev the bike, it's hanging in the RPM's for like 20-25 seconds, before it goes to idle :-/

 

What is wrong and how do I make it good?

 

Thanks a lot! :-)

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8 hours ago, Rockinar said:

Needs a valve shim job. 

this may not be true. this idle hang is a common thing with the newer kx250f. mine has done it since almost new and valves are right in spec and never been shimmed. it might just need an idle adjustment

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I could imagine it's the idle screw, as I have been playing around with it.

Right now i'm just waiting for a new spring to hold the oil filter, as I lost it.. ooops

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To make sure it is 100% right, buy a #42 pilot jet ($5.00) and install it, then the following:

Fuel Screw/Pilot Jet
Fuel screw settings in the 'book' are recommended starting points. Every bike is different, as is the temp and altitude. Set the screw according to this method. Do it with the bike fully heated up.
Gently turn the fuel screw all the way in. Now back it out two turns. Start the bike and fully warm it up, go for a 10 minute ride. Set the idle knob to speed to 1,500~1,800 RPM as best you can (I know, without a tach this is tough, just set it to were it idles relatively smoothly).  Once warmed, slow the idle speed (knob) to the lowest possible speed.
*** When turning the fuel screw, keep an accurate 'count' of the amount you are turning it and record it in case you have to reset it for some reason. Makes life easier when you can just set it from notes Vs. going through the procedure again.***
Turn the fuel screw in until the idle becomes rough or the bike stalls.
if it stalled, open the screw about 1/4 more turn. Restart it and slowly screw it in till you can just perceive a change.
If the screw can be turned all the way in and the bike still idles perfectly and does not stall, then you need to go down a size in pilot jet.
Now very slowly, open the fuel screw till the idle is smooth. Blip the throttle, let the bike return to an idle, wait say ten seconds. Confirm it is the same smooth idle.
If the screw has to be opened more than 3 turns to get a smooth idle, you need to go up a size in pilot jet.
If you find it does not stall with the larger jet but has to be open more than three turns with the smaller pilot jet, put the larger one in and set the fuel screw at 1/2 turn.
If the idle speed increased, adjust the idle speed knob to return the bike to a real slow idle speed. You must then re-visit the fuel screw. Keep doing this till the fuel screw is opened just enough to provide a nice steady idle at the lowest possible RPM. Once this is done, increase the idle speed to the normal one for your bike, typically about 1,850 rpm, but go by the spec in your manual.

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On ‎8‎/‎19‎/‎2017 at 5:41 PM, Albrekt said:

 

its a 2016

Edited by dubstatic

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25 minutes ago, dubstatic said:

its a 2016

Kind of helps to know little details like the year.....

Other than a dirty injector, ensure your throttle cables have a tiny bit of slack in them and the throttle moves smoothly.

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