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Bandit wont start, cant seem to find a problem :(

Hey guys got a few problems with my gfs400v bandit

Engine will not fire up after being left for 3 days, battery is fully charge. As if the side stand kill switch is open, Starter motor makes all the noises youd expect. It was coughing and trying to turn over but now not a dicky bird

Taken the plugs out and all are sparking and soaked in petrol.

Ive tested the side stand kill switch and its working fine, ive cleaned all the plugs i can find on the bike, Ive even had the tank off and poured fuel into the carb with ye'old funnel.

Only signs of life are the occasional backfire after ive stopped trying to turn it over...

No fuses are gone and all the connections are clean.

Any ideas / things for me to check ?

Thanks,
Luke

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I have the same problem
i think it is the pickup-coil
this is for me the second time that i have the problem
the first time i lookt for many time for i vind it
sorry for mi poor engisch but ia am from belgium

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Kill switch on handlebar is off right? I use to have that bike, loved it. This is tricky but gets hard to start bikes goin. Tie rope around bottom tripleclamp and fork pull w/ car not above 20 mph, make sure driver can hear you yellin commands.
I've done this many times but it does take some guts and a pull driver you trust. Turns the motor over a lot faster than the starter...use 2nd gear! good luck!

Posted on May 08, 2009

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