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Gs500 rev issue

Discussion in 'Technical and Troubleshooting Torque' started by Mikey213, Apr 25, 2013.

  1. Sorry for the shitty thread title i couldn't describe it better.

    So my bike has been off the road for 5 weeks due to a throttle cable snapping, and i've been waiting for them to arrive..

    so they are installed now, and my problem still persists.. what happens is, you're doing say 80, and rev a little more and it goes from 4/4500 revs to like 8000 out of nowhere, just by giving it a little more.

    and before i had the throttle cable snap it used to be smooth and not bog down.. i don't know how to explain it.. should i take it to suzuki?

    any ideas?
  2. Your clutch is slipping, check your clutch cable and or adjustment .
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  3. Definitely sounds like slipping clutch.

    How old is your bike & how many km you done ?

    I had this problem recently with my GS500.
  4. 2009 and 21,000k

    i did a bit of googling as i was in a hurry to get it back up and running good, and did some adjusting on my clutch, following some directions i found on gstwin by searching "slipping clutch"

    and it seems to have resolved itself.