Yamaha YZ450F(Y Owner's Manual Page 182

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SPECIFICATIONS OF JET NEEDLE
Rich
1 richer
0.5 richer
STD
0.5 leaner
Lean
1 leaner
EXAMPLES OF CARBURETOR SETTING DEPENDING ON SYMPTOM
Symptom
At full throttle
Hard breathing
Shearing noise
Whitish spark plug
Lean mixture
At full throttle
Speed pick-up stops
Slow speed pick-up
Slow response
Sooty spark plug
Rich mixture
Lean mixture
Rich mixture
1/4–3/4 throttle
Hard breathing
Lack of speed
1/4–1/2 throttle
Slow speed pick-up
Poor acceleration
Closed to 1/4 throttle
Hard breathing
Speed down
Closed to 1/4 throttle
Poor acceleration
Poor response in the low to in-
termediate speeds
Poor response when throttle is
opened quickly
Rich
N
P
NFLN-4
NFLP-4
NFPN-3
NFPP-3
NFLN-3
NFLP-3
NFPN-2
NFPP-2
NFLN-2
NFLP-2
Setting
Increase main jet calibration no. (Gradual-
ly)
Decrease main jet calibration no. (Gradual-
ly)
Lower jet needle clip position. (1 groove
down)
Raise jet needle clip position. (1 groove up)
Lower jet needle clip position. (1 groove
down)
Raise jet needle clip position. (1 groove up)
Use jet needle with a smaller diameter.
Use jet needle with a larger diameter.
Raise jet needle clip position. (1 groove up)
Raise jet needle clip position.
If this has no effect, lower the jet needle clip
position.
Check overall settings.
Use main jet with a lower calibration no.
Raise jet needle clip position. (1 groove up)
If these have no effect, use a main jet with
a higher calibration no. and lower the jet
needle clip position.
Diameter of straight portion
Q
R
NFLQ-4
NFLR-4
NFPQ-3
NFPR-3
NFLQ-3
NFLR-3
NFPQ-2
NFPR-2
NFLQ-2
NFLR-2
Discoloration of spark plug → If tan color, it
is in good condition.
If cannot be corrected:
Clogged float valve seat
Clogged fuel hose
Clogged fuel cock
Check that the accelerator pump operates
smoothly.
Discoloration of spark plug → If tan color, it
is in good condition.
If cannot be corrected:
Clogged air filter
Fuel overflow from carburetor
Groove 1
Groove 2
Groove 3
Groove 4
Groove 5
Groove 6
Groove 7
Jet needle
The clip position is the jet needle groove on
which the clip is installed.
The positions are numbered from the top.
Check that the accelerator pump operates
smoothly. (except for rich mixture symp-
tom).
Slow-speed-circuit passage
Clogged → Clean.
Overflow from carburetor
Check air filter for fouling.
Check that the accelerator pump operates
smoothly.
7-4
ENGINE
S
T
NFLS-4
NFLT-4
NFPS-3
NFPT-3
NFLS-3
NFLT-3
NFPS-2
NFPT-2
NFLS-2
NFLT-2
Checking
Clip
Leaner
(Standard)
Richer
Lean
U
NFLU-4
NFPU-3
NFLU-3
NFPU-2
NFLU-2

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