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Engine wont start...held clutch in during conversation....

Think its flooded, just want to find out if i will definately need new sparkies or will they dry out bythemselves?

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  • timlewis2002 Feb 26, 2009

    i was having a conversation that went on for about 5 mins...engine was switched off. For some reason i held the clutch during this time and when i went t o start the engine again, it sputtered...but wouldn't ignite.
    the lights on the electric panel still turn on...
    will attempt your solution "freakville"


  • Jim London
    Jim London May 11, 2010

    Hi, Your sparkies will be fine but your description needs help. Holding the clutch in will not flood your engine. Why do you think it is flooded? and under what conditions did it quit or was this later that it wouldn't start.



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Go ahead and change the Spark plugs, and then there should be a screw on the bottom of your carb. Un screw that and let the fuel drain from the float side of the carb. Put screw back in and start it up.

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