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What does the wire coming Out of bottom of carb for an does it have to have it operate properly. Parie 300 2×4 2012

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Carb wire is likely for an electric choke. Without it, the choke will always be closed, so the engine will start, but not run after warm-up.

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Check the wiring harness. Did a wire come unplugged? Are all wires clean and with solid connections? Any abraded or pinched wires? Is the bike in neutral and the neutral light is lit up? If no neutral light, check the neutral switch and neutral switch wire on center casing. If still no spark, get CDI system and coils checked at the dealers shop.

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