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My 2007 v-star 1100 seemed to run fine 2 weeks ago then I parked it for vacation. I went to ride today and when I started it, it seemed bogged down right off the bat. I was thinking fuel or plugs. I changed the plugs and it didn't help. I can pull the rear plug wire off and the bike still runs. I put it back on and pulled the front wire off and it quits. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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  • tnsmokediver Jul 02, 2009

    the rear wire is firing because it is sparking. Are you saying it is grouding out on the bike somewhere?

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Look for a bare spot on the wire - or a broken cable.

There is a ground condition from the wire.

Replace the wire in question.

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    blueextc3221 Jul 02, 2009

    Yep - check for a bare spot, or sharp bend, or a crack.

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