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Bike not starting and when i try to start it engine floods could it be the gearbox

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There are basically 3 things needed for an engine to run. 1) good fuel, 2) good compression and 3) a strong spark.
If you don't have all three, your bike won't start. When you kick it over, do you get spark? You will need to pull a spark plug and check it...if it looks fouled, either use a fine sandpaper to clean it (for testing) or replace it (recommended). If you aren't getting spark and the plug looks okay, you have to look farther "up the chain" to find the problem...possible bad cable to spark plug? Work your way back. It could also be a bad ground...just some things to look at.

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