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2002 K1200LT not getting enough fuel

My bike was in storage for 1.5 years and not run once. It has 10K miles on it. When I finally tried to start it, the engine acted like it was not getting enough fuel. If I continually pump the throttle I can keep it running, but if I stop pumping, the engine dies. I drained the old gas and replaced it with fresh premium fuel and still the same result. I replaced the plugs thinking they might be fouled but they were fairly clean and the new ones did not change the issue

Do you think it is a plugged fuel filter? Dirty injectors? Perhaps a bad fuel pump?

I am in need of some expert advice! Thanks!

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This sounds like you just need to clean up the fuel system.

  1. Clean the throttle body
  2. Change the fuel filter.
  3. Run some injector cleaner through the system.
  4. change the air filter.
If that doesn't do it,have the injector replaced


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