Correct position of choke

If the Knob located below the carborated is in the downward direction, the choke is in the off mode whereas if the choke is rolled parallel to the black pipe, it turns in the On mode. Stay tuned.

What position should choke be in?

Is The Choke On Or Off? To find out whether the carb throat is covered, hold the choke down. If your choke is a handle bar mount, for example, when you release the choke lever, or when you see that you have an obstruction, you remove the “choke”.

Is choke up or down?
Up means that the choke plate is closed if you move the assembly down the choke is now open open when hot closed.

What is the normal position of choke in splendor?

The arrow mark on that Indicates the position. Generally it is down.

How do you choke on a motorcycle?
By the choke initially before the engine reaches its operating temperature so as is the bike is cold I'll just shift to neutral.

When should you move the choke to the ON position on a motorcycle?

Most motorcycles use a kick-start system.

  1. Check the following conditions before starting. The fuel is on. The ignition is on. The motorcycle is in neutral. The key or switch is in the “Start” or “On” position.
  2. If the engine is cold, use the choke until it runs smoothly. Then move the choke to the “Off” position.

How long should I choke my motorcycle?

The choke usually “chokes” the air supply into the engine so it gets more petrol than usual. Hence it’s name. You should start the bike from cold with half or full choke depending on how cold it is. After 30 seconds is usually enough for most bikes.

Should choke be open or closed when starting?

The choke is only used when starting a cold engine. When doing a cold start, the choke should be closed to limit the amount of air going in. This increases the amount of fuel in the cylinder and helps to keep the engine running, while it is trying to warm up.

Is it OK to ride motorcycle with choke on?

After the engine warms up, riding should only be done with the choke off. Riding all the time with the motorcycle choke on will damage your spark plugs. Just don’t do it. A motorcycle choke is made for starting a bike, not riding it.

What happens if you leave the choke on too long?

Leaving the choke on for too long will cause unnecessary engine wear and waste fuel. This is also bad for the environment. The choke is mainly used during winter to help with starting. The engine needs its fuel to be vaporised in order to burn it.

Does choke use more fuel?

It absolutely does use more fuel. What the choke does is creates a restriction in the carburetor, which in turn creates a higher vacuum so the engine will draw more fuel when it is cold. This is called fuel enrichment.

What if I drive with choke on?

It will not damage the engine at all. All that will happen is that it will run richer, thus using more fuel. If you did it for thousands of miles you’d probably end up with more deposits in the engine/exhaust, but even that is easy to sort.