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89 kawasaki ninja 250 crank no start

I have an 89 kawasaki ninja 250 i was given from a friend. it didnt run at the time but i wanted a bike so i took it (it was free!). this is my first bike and i dont know much about them. anyway i cant get it to run, it will crank but wont start. if i spray starting fluid in it it tries a little harder. i did clean the carbs what i though to be pretty good. it doesnt seem like it is getting gas, but there is no prime on the shutoff valve, although it will drip out of the gas line from the tank. i was told this bike had some kind of vaccum system for the fuel, (something i know nothing about). my budget is kinda low or i would take it somewhere but it seems like a waste of money if it something small i can fix myself. i have spent half the summer tinkering with this thing and i just wanna be able to ride, if anyone can help me i would greatly appreciate it.

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Ok i have one and i just fixed mine you need to drain the fuel from bottom of carbs and drain the tank also. then replace the spark plugs once you do that add new fuel in tank and drain the carbs again unitil good fule start runing out then shut them off. aftre that make sure there are two line connected to the petcock from the carb. spray soem starting fluid in the air box and chock it boom it will start. if it has spark.


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