97 RXC 400 cuts out

Since: May 08

Coeur D Alene, ID

#1 May 6, 2008
I need some advice.

I just bought a used 1997 RXC 400. It was stalling out more easily than I would hope when I took it out on the trial the other day. Then several times on the road now it cuts out, just losing all power; down shifting seems to kick it and get the power back. It also felt like it was sputtering a lot while driving down the interstate.

Any idea what the common causes to this are?

I read some of Chasmanian's comments on Oct 22, 2007 at http://www.topix.com/forum/motorcycles/ktm/T1...

Does this apply to my RXC400 or is it designed more for the road than an EXC. I really want an all around fun off-road/trail bike as well as a commuter, what is the best thing to do with this bike for that purpose?

Thanks,

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

KTM Motorcycle Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
New old cdi unit cant figure out color code on ... (Aug '16) Aug '16 Dan 1
The bearing (Aug '16) Aug '16 Andybaby 1
Ben R (Mar '16) Mar '16 Rodecz 1
ktm 125 and 250 (Oct '06) Jan '16 Anonymous 79
News ASRA, Blackmon, Kcraget, McAllister, Zayat Nomi... (Dec '15) Dec '15 Big Johnson 1
News Harley-Davidson Opens First Showroom in Vietnam (Dec '13) Dec '13 McQuanchua 4
News New Huskys to be unveiled (Nov '13) Nov '13 SHKORAPAL arts 1
More from around the web