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I have a 2005 Buell Lightning city. It has run perfectly until today. The fuel pump runs and the engine starts but is only running on 1 cylinder. It will only stay running if the throttle is engaged. Any help would be appreciated

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Sounds like blown valves. Have it checked for cylinder compression.

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first check cylinder 1 , spark plug, ht leads, coil,

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Hi You need to get the ecu checked for fault codes if there are none it is possibly low fuel pressure you should allso check this have you changed the fuel filter or opened any fuel lines this could introduce air
which will lower fuel pressure.Good luck Chris.

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I'm willing to bet you have bad fuel injectors. Back in 91 they had a problem with on injector shorting out causing the rest to short out. I have a 91 that had the same problem, and my injectors were junk.

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Aftermarket fuel pump failure? Try "thepartsladi" store on eBay for low price GM OEM parts. Could also be wiring harness to fuel pump.

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