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Husqvarna WXE250 Seized Motor

I am a garage mechanic and was working on a 94 WXE 250 2 Stroke. I was trying to get it to start by kicking it over. I was spraying PB Blaster into the carb for starting fluid and then all of a sudden, I couldn't kick it over anymore. Its like it's seized. The bike was not hot because it never started in the first place. Why would a penetrating lube seize a cylinder? My model wasn't listed in the Category, so I had to choose the TE250.

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  • rpm_ad Jul 01, 2009

    Yes, I have taken the plug out. Still no luck. I am receiving a lot of comments were people aren't reading the entire question. Please read the entire thread before you comment. Don't just tell me I need a new piston. This problem is not making sense because for a piston to seize, the motor has to be hot. This bike will not even start. It makes be think its the crank or something.

  • rpm_ad Jul 01, 2009

    Yes, I have taken the plug out. Still no luck. I am receiving a lot of comments were people aren't reading the entire question. Please read the entire thread before you comment. Don't just tell me I need a new piston. This problem is not making sense because for a piston to seize, the motor has to be hot. This bike will not even start. It makes be think its the crank or something.



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The piston is now froze in place you would need to buy a whole new piston

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What does the TE stand for? Won't turn at all? Pull the spark plug and try. Try backing up the motor in oposit rotation. If it frees, ck the spark plug tip to make sure its there then spay wd40 into plug hole liberally, kick over half dozen times. ck plug gap and reinstall then try kicking it over again.. Mske sure you are getting fuel to the carb.and plenty of air.

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