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Will not start from cold

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3 months ago I had am op, and when I came to start up the bike it would not do a thing. I've charged up the battery and re installed it, but it will not fire what is wrong.

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  • Rob Selvy
    Rob Selvy May 11, 2010

    does the bike turn over? Do you have a kick starter for it as well? Has it been sitting for a while? Can you push start it? Have you checked for ignition spark?

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I suspect spark is good, The 3 things you need to get any motor running is fuel, spark and compression. If you have all 3 in good condition, it should run fine. But the 1st obvious check is the fuel. Drain tank or at least smell fuel and see if it smells like varnish. If it does, drain tank and carb and refill with fresh fuel and this time put fuel stable in it. I have had fuel for as long as 3 years with stabil in it and it works fine. So give that a try first and then we will go from there. Have a good one and happy holidays....Sincerely Jay

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