Troubleshooting a gravity and vacuum fuel delivery system always starts with the same two basic items. Is fuel in the tank, and is the fuel filter in good condition?
Use these tips gained from years of experience to make it easier for the technician, ultimately creating a better experience for the customers.
Cyclepedia shows a quick and easy way to remove motorcycle grips. This method does not destroy the grips, so they can be reused.
Unfortunately, black boxes often unnecessarily take the blame for mysterious electrical or running condition problems.
Carburetors control the amount of air and fuel entering the engine to provide the correct mixture for combustion. To do this over a wide operating range, multiple fuel circuits are employed.
Cyclepedia walks viewers through the steps of removing a Yamaha rocker arm/camshaft in their latest video.
In this video, Cyclepedia shows how to split engine cases using a crank case splitting tool.
The fresher the coolant, the less corrosion will build up in the system, and the more efficiently the cooling system will function.
With the addition of systems such as fuel injection, ABS, fancy diagnostics and so on, there are still some things that have not changed, like drum brakes.
Most motorcycle technicians are far more familiar with servicing forks than shock absorbers. Shock absorbers are a bit mysterious with their pressurized nitrogen gas, and often minimum maintenance requirements.
Given the economic reality we are facing, vehicles may sit on the showroom floor a bit longer than in the past. Here are some tech tips to keep your showroom inventory in working order for the foreseeable future.
With the widespread use of computer-controlled ignition systems, ABS and fuel injection, the modern powersport technician needs to be comfortable using diagnostic tools.