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Honda vt 250 will not start

G,day my bike was going great last time i road it. now it wont fire up.I replaced plugs it has plenty of spark.
i also drained the carbys and replaced the fuel and the new fuel has reached the carbys.
idont now what else to do can u help me please! thanx dino.

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  • deanloz May 25, 2009

    i checked the kill switch it looks ok

  • deanloz May 25, 2009

    dear knight 007,thanx mate 4 your help. i have try that solution with a full battery full chock and the new plug was wet.thanxs heaps.

  • Dick
    Dick May 11, 2010

    Is the kill switch activated by mistake?

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Hi Dino,
You have sparks and the carbys have fuel in it.......you crank it and it doesn't fire up.....have you tried to use the choke?
After a lot of cranking remove one of the spark plugs and see if its wet with fuel.
I feel probabely the fuel is not entering the combustion chamber.

Posted on May 25, 2009

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