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How to Adjust the Idle on a Honda 50R Bike

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Honda’s mini dirt bikes, such as the XR50R, have been used by young motocross riders for years. Featuring an easy-to-use automatic transmission to help youngsters learn how to control their motorcycle, the XR50R is as simple to maintain as it is to ride. Adjusting the engine’s idle speed is one of the many small maintenance items that can be taken care of by the XR50R’s owner.

Step 1

Start the motor and let it run for between 2 and 5 minutes to allow the motor to warm to its operating temperature.

Step 2

Locate the Phillips idle adjustment screw on the right side of the carburetor.