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Why does my 93 suzuki katana 600 sputter and why wont it stay running when I stop

It has power,but it sputters when I hit the gas,I wont stay running when I stop,and if I let it die on its on I have to roll it off to start it

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Your carbs need servicing this is the most common problem with motorcycles. the low speed circuit / circuits are blocked.

Posted on Nov 03, 2012

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SOURCE: 2003 suzuki katana 600 will not stay running when

hi maybe idle jets bocked if the bike has being standing or maybe the carbs need a balance was the bike ok befor this started

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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SOURCE: 93 katana 600 wont start

Take one of the plugs out and hold it against the head while the engine cranks. You should get decent spark. If not, you have an ignition problem. If it gets decent spark, try spraying some starting fluid into the air cleaner box. If the engine starts up and runs for a couple seconds, you have a fuel delivery problem.

Posted on Feb 27, 2009

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SOURCE: I ran out of gas and now my bike won't start

you need to switch the gas switch over to prime and try to start it. may have to manually pump fuel through your lines

Posted on Jun 07, 2009

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SOURCE: my 2000 suzuki katana 600 wont start

is the battery flat?..or knackerd?...try chargeing it up 1st...if it wont hold charge...then you will have to buy a new battery

Posted on Mar 09, 2010

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SOURCE: 93 Suzuki Katana GSX 600 fuel issues?

You need to check and see if you are getting fuel from the tank into your carbs, if you pull the line that feeds the petcock valve off the top gas should come out. If it doesnt there is a clog in your tank. Now pull the line off the bottom of the petcock valve (this feeds your carbs) and make sure you have fuel at all setting of the petcock valve except for off. If you dont then you probably have a bad petcock valve. If you are getting fuel from the petcock vavle into you carbs then there is a problem with your carbs.

If you take the fuel bowl drain screw out of the carb (located on the bottom). Gas should run out of the associated carb, if it doesn't, then you have something stuck in the carb and one carb not working correctly can make the bike not run. If you find this to be the problem get a can of carb cleaner, take the fuel bowl drain screw out and let the gas run out, stick the red spray wand from the can of cleaner into the hole and flush your carbs out really good.

Then give it a try. Make sure that the connection between your carbs and head is tight while you are there. If that does not fix your problem you may ahve to pull the carbs and take a closer look.

Posted on Apr 08, 2010

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