Cold Starting... - Page 3 - Honda Foreman Forums : Rubicon, Rincon, Rancher and Recon Forum
Honda Foreman Forums : Rubicon, Rincon, Rancher and Recon Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-04-2012, 07:27 PM   #21 (permalink)
Honda Rider
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 3
Default cold start

my 2009 honda recon es has always had trouble with cold starts since day one. full choke, rev engine a few times, then go to half choke, rev engine some more. eventually will get it going but it usually stalls once or twice.

i was thinking of adjusting engine idle speed?
funkjosh is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-17-2013, 03:44 PM   #22 (permalink)
Honda Rider
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 1
Default

Good day I am new to the site, have a question. I have had Honda's always bought a new one its only got 70 kilometers on it , the thing wont start on cold days without a heck of a lot of trouble its -11 F today and the same stuff. Yet i go out and start my 2000 forman with no trouble. I have a TRX500 FPA
Daniel M is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 03:51 PM   #23 (permalink)
Honda Red Wing Rider
 
Tea Time's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Posts: 2,389
Default

welcome to the forum!

do u have ice in the lines? run some methyl hydrate in your tank.
sounds like some moisture in the fuel... mine does the same thing but doesn't get run long enough to get the methyl hydrate all the way through the system.
__________________
'02 Rubicon
Hondamatic spun a bearing @ 8507 km

Built , not bought



Who has a 450 final drive gear they want to sell? need it for a Gear Reduction on my Rubicon?... Get at me if you do...
Tea Time is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 05:08 PM   #24 (permalink)
Honda Addict
 
chevymec's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Richlands NC
Posts: 230
Default

My '05 Foreman has to have the choke out hot or cold because of not having the compression release on the Weber camshaft. With it in it won't turn over, but out it will turn ok. My choke seems to pull back in after I pull it out and start it up.
__________________
2005 Foreman 500 S
Triangle Snorkle
Aluminum full skid plate
Kimplex front and rear bumpers
27" super lites
High Lifter Kit
Big bore and Web Camshaft
Jet kit and K&N
HMF pipe
Soon to have:
28's
CFM spring spacers

_-----------------------------

1996 Foreman 400
Uni filter
Big Gun pipe
Jet kit
Soon to have:
450 jug and piston
450 foot wells
Front disc conversion
chevymec is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-17-2013, 06:20 PM   #25 (permalink)
Honda Red Wing Rider
 
rubiranch's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Fremont Indian State Park: Sevier, Utah
Posts: 3,672
Default

Funny thing is it's not really a choke - its a "fuel enrichment". The cable is attached to a "metering rod" that just allows raw fuel to be dumped into the throttle.

But who really cares??
__________________
2014 Kawasaki
750i Brute Force EPS

RIP
2001 Rubicon Bug
rubiranch is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:01 AM.




Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.0