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Bought bike in Sept of 08, rode it a bit until it got cold. Went to start it but must have waited too long. Charged the old battery and bought a new one. Still just turns over but will not start.

I have a an 02 Volusia that won't start. I replced the battery but it still won't start. I don't have a manual, owner's or repair so I am afraid of poking around too much. Any ideas? Thanks Dave

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  • davidfish Jun 29, 2009

    Thanks for racking your brains for me. The bike was sitting too long this last winter and it turns out that the fuel was gummed up and the carb was not getting any fuel. I tried everything that my knowledge allowed but threw in the towel and trailered it to the shop. Luckily, I had typed up what it was doing and all I tried and gave it to the shop. Quite quickly, the shop called and said it was the fuel issue. I now have my bike back and it runs great. I have learned a great lesson.



    Thanks again.



    Dave

  • tim winter May 11, 2010

    has this bike been in long term storage ?

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Check the fuse where your battery cables go into the main fuse block should be near the battery.

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