Before oil change and cleaning air filter:
First stall "2013" was on 5/28. I was riding down 2 lane highway in 5th gear or maybe it was 4th and about to shift into 5th or 6th (depending on what gear I was in at time). Also stalled when I started going from a light as I held clutch in to shift into 3rd.
6/3/13.. I was started from a traffic light to an under pass which leads to an exit or onto the highway (I was headed to highway). I was in 2nd under the bridge and held clutch in to shift into 3rd, it lost power and went into stall. All stall times I pull off to shoulder, turn ignition off, take key off key chain, insert it, turn key, push start button. Starts right back up.
Then there was 2 other stalls minutes later when I got off highway exit an waited for light to turn. As I held clutch in and shifted into 2nd after being in first, it stalled out. Went to bank to deposit cash and turned around and head home. No stall of any kind on way home. Decided to check oil after it cooled down some (oil stick was down right shot as fire). Finally got rag to hold over oil stick, unscrewed and it had too much oil and oil looked like muddy water almost. I was 200 miles away from oil change (2800) miles on that oil change using Valvoline 10W40 V twin syn oil.
Replaced oil and filter, used for first time Mobile 1 syn V twin oil 20W50. After oil change took off for ride and ride was noticeably better, much improved quieter running engine, shifting felt better as well. Rode back to that very Twp that I had stalled out 3 times already. Came to a traffic light and stopped. Waited for light to turn green and started off in 1rst, then as I shifted into 2nd while holding clutch in, it went into stall. All stalls had no indications on LCD screen.
Took it out this late morning for 36 mile ride, no stall, ran perfectly. However I did not travel back into that Twp where it was stalling which is lower elevation. I'm about 920 ft in elevation, down there is 120 I think? I don't think elevation has anything to do with it but didn't want to rule it out yet. I'm actually going to take a ride now back down same route I took last night and see if I stall again.
Will report my findings when I return.
Also after 36 mile morning ride today which had no stalls. When I got home I took apart air filter covers and discovered bird seed, and pieces of weather block tiny crumbs. Mouse must of tried getting into there over the winter. Last time I cleaned out filter was Feb, but really haven't started riding till end of April due to cold air here. Also cleaned out throttle bottle which wasn't that bad, but did manage to clean up black deposits.
2011 VN1700 Classic.
Cobra Fi2000 PowrPro Tune
K&N Air Filter
Mustang Sport Touring Seat - Studded
Slipstreamer Stealth Windshield
Kawasaki Engine Cover Trim
Sissy Bar Studded Backrest & Luggage Rack
Kuryakyn ISO Deluxe Brake Pedal Pad
Kuryakyn Flamed Floorboard Cover
Kuryakyn Adjustable Cruise Peg
Kuryakyn ISO Large Male Mount Pegs
6,000K Xenon HID Kit
Carroll Leather Saddlebags
Wolo Bad Boy horn
Last edited by Kaz71; 06-04-2013 at 03:02 PM.