20 Most Recent 1996 Suzuki VS 1400 Intruder - Page 6 Questions & Answers


Your bike is getting very old. Replace the clutch plates while parts may still be available. If the clutch is working okay then get the parts and hold on to them for when they are needed. Go to www.babbittsonline.com/pages/parts/viewbybrand/default.aspx

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on Jul 01, 2010


30 to 40psi if you use compress air,if you use nitro 30 psi is the settings.

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on May 26, 2010


you will have to replace it..it is not something that anyone will dissasemble and repair because of how they are sealed..

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on May 21, 2010


adjust the free play to 1/2" at the clutch handle

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on May 20, 2010


kill switch may need cleaning,also make sure its in neutral,sidestand UP and check ALL the fuses,then try it again.Is the oil level good?

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on May 13, 2010


most likely the shift shaft is bent replace the shaft and shaft seal

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on May 11, 2010


You cannot see the oil level in the window? you may be looking through the oil and it is over filled i don't know witch side your oil lever inspection window is, best thing to do is have some one help you tilt the bike to the opposite side while you watch use a flashlight if needed until you can see the oil level line you may be loosing oil that is over filled. check the oil level with the bike up and level
Hope this helps you out.

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on May 06, 2010


It's possible the voltage regulator output is too high and boiling all the fluid out of the battery. Do you have to add fluid to the battery at all? Have you done a volt output test of your alternator?

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on May 03, 2010


Change the fluid in the clutch reservoir,bleed out the remaining fluid.(keep it full as you go) Should be dot 4 fluid not dot 3. U may need to rebuild the master cylinder or replace it.

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on Apr 25, 2010


You have probably damaged the rubber sealing bush or have caused damage to the shifting shalf .Strip down and inspect.to find the posible cause .

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on Mar 17, 2010


Dont know what you are trying to set. Only thing about the jets you can set outside of changing the jet size is the little clip on the main jet needle top. Normally the middle groove.
You can pop the factory plugs on the primary jets (idle jets) and mess with them a little to richen or lean it out a bit but they are preset at the factory. Normally a bit lean.

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on Feb 08, 2010


If it is the original clutch I would say probably to check for sure go about 35mph put the bike in top gear 5th i believe on your bike give it full gas if the bike revs fast clutch needs repacement

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on Jan 30, 2010


mine is doing the same thing and i get a pop some times when i shift ,im running cheap fuel and i think that might be the prob.

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on Jan 16, 2010


hi,as with most modern bikes(if not all)the ignition timing is not adjustable,the advance ****** function and all the timing is controlled by the cdi(black box)unit,these are sealed and non adjustable,the only moving part in the whole ignition system is the interrupter which is located on the end of the crankshaft assembly which spins with the crankshaft between two pickup sensors,these sensors are also fixed and non adjustable.all of the timing parameters are factory preset and once again non adjustable,if you are having problems with the bike not running smoothly or surging etc,i would be looking at the carburettors or fuel system..hope this helps

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on Dec 31, 2009


Asking about what the best oil to use is liking asking about religion. Everybody has their own opinion. For your Suzuki just use a good quality motor oil that is designed to operate in air cooled engines. If you change your oil on a regular basis (3000 miles) and change the oil filter with every oil change do not spend a lot of extra money on a supreme oil. You will just be throwing away good money that could be used for fuel to take longer rides.

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on Nov 16, 2009


is is proberly the gasket is gone either get a new gasket or some gasket sealer and put on the clutch cover and resemble and top oil up

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on Oct 23, 2009


it sits for 2 years so you have to general check and clean everything, first replace the battery, spark plugs oil filter(if any) have your oil change, clean and balance your carburator and air cleaner, remove your gas tank empty it and clean use new gas, if you can spray an WD40 on all wiring socket then start the bike

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on Oct 23, 2009


The carbs spit back a little fuel normally and sometimes they'll flood over and stop flooding as the engine shakes but the air filter should dry off as the motor runs. or the gas is real old? Does the bike run OK?

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on Oct 20, 2009


just take the front wheel off and take it to a tire shop and they will usually put it on for like $5. if you dont want to do that you can use a few flathead screwdrivers and take off one side of the tire and then move the tire to the side you just took off and take off the second side. reverse to put new tire on

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on Oct 20, 2009


change air filter to high preformance one or just remove it completely, always use premium fuel, add a can of B12 chemtool everytime you fill up (boosts octane),

1996 Suzuki VS... | Answered on Oct 20, 2009

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