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1st Gen Venture Charging System Testing
 The 1st Generation (83-93) Venture charging system uses a permanent magnet type AC Magneto (ACM) alternator. The stator and rotor of the alternator are located inside the left engine cover. The ......
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Illumination Control Knob Removal
Illumination control knob removal When removing the front of the dash on 84-93 Ventures, sometimes the Illumination control knob seems stuck. The knob, although splined is also retained by a small phillips ......
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Replacing the Stator, 1st Generation Venture
The Problem Defective Stator I was able to trouble shoot and identify the problem by using testing procedures found here. The motorcycle was a significant investment and it was great to ......
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83~85 Venture Stator Cooling Kit
Early models (83-85) of the Venture originally had stator failures due to heat. Yamaha designed a \"Stator Coil Oil Cooling Kit\" (Part # 90891-30014) to provide an oil spray onto the windings ......
●● Last Update: 2011-06-20 Views: 6504
1st Gen Headlight Problem Fix
Part of the design of the 1st gen Venture (83-93) is the starter button has 2 sets of contacts, one for the headlight, one for the starter circuit. As you push ......
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Testing Radiator Fan
My radiator fan doesn\'t seem to be working, temp gauge runs almost to red when running in town for awhile, and fan doesn\'t kick on. Does anyone know how to troubleshoot ......
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CMS Icons
Since most 1st gens have changed owners several times, and usually the owners manuals are long gone, thought I\'d post this to de-mystify the CMS icons for those without manuals. ......
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Hot Start Cranking Problem
Hot Start problem 1st Generation:   Problem: 1988 VR, after a run and motor is hot, engine was very slow to turn over.  I mean very slow. Sometimes had to let it ......
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Checking The Oil Level Switch
I have 86 venture and my low oil light keeps coming on. I keep checking it and it never changes. When the weather is warmer it does it less. Could the ......
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Testing The Pressure Sensor
Q: How do you check the function of the pressure sensor to be sure the ignition timing is being advanced? A: First test to see it will hold vacuum. The pressure ......
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Bulb Replacements
Bulb ReplacementsFrom Members Forum Has anyone compiled a list of all of the replacement bulbs and numbers used on the 84 VR? I know the manual lists specs, but Iím referring ......
●● Last Update: 2006-06-27 Views: 5990
Correcting E1 & E4 errors on the air controller.
Air Controller Error E1 & E4 Repair ProcedureApproved by The Venturers Technical Advisory Committee This repair was carried out on a 1985 Venture Royale. The first indication of a fault is ......
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Neutral/Gear Position Switch Repair
I recently purchased a 1993 Venture Royale and the neutral and gear position indicator didn\'t function, as a result the bike could only be started and run with the kickstand raised. ......
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Gear Indicator Problems
Q: I have a problem with my 84 royale. When I plug in the switch from the engine that tells the computer what gear your in I get a neutral light ......
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Battery Warning Light
Battery Light Comes OnMy wife and I were on a short trip (170) miles, mostly expressway (70 > MPH) on our 83\' Venture and the battery warning light came on for ......
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Sidestand Switch Problems
  Blinking Kickstand IndicatorMy kickstand warning indicator continues to blink with the kickstand uo, but the engine will shut off when I put the kickstand down in gear. Is there a ......
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New Battery/Battery Indicator
Can someone refresh my memory on the mod for running a new Gel battery with the sensor port on the 1g .. Is it a 10Kohm resistor to ground in the ......
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CMS Removal & Repair
Here are the instructions and pictures I took of this. I have a 83 Venture standard and was having the false warnings, dim headlight, and my fuel gauge would go to ......
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Reserve Lighting Unit Questions
Q: Can anyone tell me how you test a reserve lighting unit? I looked in my manual but didnt find it. Thanks Yooper Q: I would like to know just what ......
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Wiring A Cigarette Lighter
Wiring A Cigarette LighterUse #10 or #12 stranded copper wires and insert a fuse holder in the hot lead with a 30 amp fuse.  Connect directly to the battery with the ......
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Headlight Bulb Experiment
Headlight Bulb Experimenthello bob, i have been experimenting w/improving the lighting quality of my 85 royale. the headlight assembly being recessed and surround by a black rubber/plastic assembly is not very ......
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83-85 Shop Manual Misprint - P/U Coil Test
83-85 Shop Manual Misprint - P/U Coil TestBob, this is Jeff Foster. I found a mistake in the 83-85 repair manual, I thought I should identify. While testing my p/u coils, ......
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Checking Out The Electrical System
Checking Out The Electrical System - Corey Araujo (via Hank Yerger)Hello Hank. I\'m going to suggest to you that you check a few (more) things out. You seem to have a ......
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Dash Trouble.
Dash TroubleBob, I don\'t know how many other Venture riders have experienced this but I had alot of functions on my 83 straight Venture computer monitor that were freaking out. I ......
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Turn Signals Not Staying On
Turn Signals Not Staying OnIf your flashers aren\'t staying on (cancelling prematurely, but still flashing if the switch is held over), try turning the ignition off, and then engaging the signal ......
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A Brief On The Charging System.
A Brief On The Charging SystemYour charging system is three separate sets of windings. If you have a heavy load on the system, one set may finally wear out. This is ......
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Hardwiring Fan Motor
Hardwire Fan Motorthis year, my 85 royale coolant temperature (as displayed on the gauge) kept getting progressively hotter and hotter before the fan would kick on. a couple of days ago ......
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Spark Plug Tips
Spark Plug TipsThe spark plugs use a standard 5/8\" spark plug (deep well) socket. I then use a spring-loaded universal joint and a speed wrench with an eight inch extension. Also, ......
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TCI Module Repair
TCI module repairJoe: I have written before about a virago, but now I need some help with a Venture. I monitor the Venture page that is put out by Bob Edwards ......
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Trailer Hitch Wiring
Trailer Hitch Wiring - Corey Araujo (Courtesy Hank Yerger) Wiring the trailer hitch is a straighforward affair. At the back of the bike the colors are as follows: Dark green is ......
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Horn Switch
Horn Switch Be careful using the regular Horn switch on the Handle Bar to operate a Horn that draws more current than the stock horn. The contacts on the switch may ......
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Cruise Control
Cruise Control Hi, About 6 months ago I finally purchased the bike of my dreams - Venture Royale, after having the \"H\" bike. Anyway, I make 2-4 trips per month of ......
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Driving Lights
Driving Lights I would like to add driving lights and am interested in a pair that are rated at 55W-65W halogen. The question was raised whether the stator would handle the ......
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