Got a Little Problem

5 replies to this topic
  • jmw00

Posted September 29, 2004 - 04:31 PM


Let my baby sit a little long.... Went out to crank it up the other day, fired right up, let it run about 2 minutes, pushed in the cold start, put it in gear and the bike went dead.... have not been able to get it to start up since, will fire for about a second after about 10 kicks and goes dead again. I even get some loud backfires occasionally when kicking it.. What do you guys think fouled plug maybe? I have kicked the bike to death for a day and half with no luck any input would be greatly appreciated....

  • Ranger_426F

Posted September 29, 2004 - 05:13 PM


Drain the gas, change plug and clean you carb. Should fire up if not then post again with the new symptoms.

  • BrianSteele

Posted September 29, 2004 - 05:28 PM


id be willing to bet your gas has gone stale, drain the fual and carb, fress gas and try again

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  • Satch0922

Posted September 29, 2004 - 06:14 PM


id be willing to bet your gas has gone stale, drain the fual and carb, fress gas and try again

what he said....but also a new plug like Ranger said.......

  • Guest_blatham489_*

Posted September 29, 2004 - 06:43 PM


Certainly try all that first, however, sounds similar to the way mine did when an exhaust valve hung (and of course subsequently bent). Was running great, stopped it, couldn't ever start it again. Only a top-end teardown revealed the true problem.

  • jmw00

Posted September 29, 2004 - 07:23 PM


Thanks guys I'll give it a try....Ranger from your signature name and your current location (Iraq) if you are currently there or already back home God's speed to you brother and thanks for all that you are doing or have already done!! :cry:

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