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Hard to start - after 2.5 years- of being parked outside. - need some addvice- to start it up the right way- should i dain the fuel tank.? and bleed out the the fuel system- ? also, the factory alarm- remote i, dont have any more- will this be a big problem in starting it.? thanks for your help..

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Initially is hard to start after so long,need to drain out fuel tank and you have to crank for quite a long time to get engine compression than the engine can start up.replace spark plug and possible put some drop of cylinder oil inside conbustion chamber thank you

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