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1995 honda cbr f3 wont start

Just clean carbs, fuel lines and replaced fuel filter cleaned tank and added fresh fuel, and bike started started right up, but next day bike wont start again so I pulled carbs and cleaned out again and started right up again, but the next day it would not start again, it sounds like its firing but no start. I checked coils etc and check out, it seems to be center around carbs I cant afford to clean carbs evertime I need to start it please Help Larry

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  • tlcss Dec 27, 2008

    I do know the difference between cleaning a carb and rebuilding one, I dont think they need rebuilding as all the rubber parts look and feel almost new plus that dont answer why carbs work fine just after clean out, maybe I should try hotter plugs as the starting problem started when it begain getting cold out. Thanks for your time and thoughts.

  • Donald Gunn Jan 03, 2014

    These bikes can be hesitant to start unless the battery is fully charged. Also they do not need much choke in warmer weather.

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    my cousin clean the carb of his *** then when it all fixed its not starting anymore we change the spark plug but again its not starting what can be the problem?

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    freshly cleaned carbs,new plug,and air filter.bike is getting fuel fire and air but still wont start WTF someone help please been messing with this for 4 days now......

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    WONT START BIKE POWERS UP LIGHTS AND GAUGES NO FULE PUMP ACTION NOR DOES THE STERTER ENGAGE

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Dismantled carbs & cleaned now air union between 1&2 is leaking fuel like hole in carbs

  • Anonymous Mar 22, 2014

    Leaking fuel between 1&2 carbs

  • unosuave Nov 06, 2017

    Does this bike have a fuel filter. Filter could be stopped up.

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I would think about investing in a carb re-build kit.

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  • Ken Mangione Dec 23, 2008

    Cleaning the carb and installing a new carb re-build kit are different. After that I would get my carb sync'ed together.

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hi would be good idear to also check spark and and timing also if you just got bike give it a good service this includes fuel filter

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With a new plug and fresh gas it should start. Check to make sure there isn't a kill switch turned off or that the gas petcock from the tank to the carb is on.

How did you check the fuel filter? Disconnecting it from the fuel line that goes to the carb is the best way, making sure the gas is turned on under the tank. Bleed off a little gas into a can or something just to make sure the filter isn't plugged.

The last thing I'd do is take off the air filter and spray a little starting fluid in the carb. It may start and run several times if there is old gas in there somewhere. Remember the bowl on the carb is probably still full of old gas. After some fresh fuel reaches the plug it should start and continue to run.

(You might drain the bowl on the carb of ols gas before you go any further)

Good luck!

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