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Bike ran great engine was at running temperature. Tried to restart after a short pause. Engine seemed to backfire when I hit the start switch. When I finally got it running would not stay running and had little power. Now it will not start. Plugs are dry as if not getting and fuel. Tank is full. Engine will crank but will not fire.

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  • nscorzafava Jul 22, 2009

    I can't get it to run at all it will only crank will not fire.

  • nscorzafava Jul 22, 2009

    I can't get it to run at all it will only crank will not fire.

  • nscorzafava Jul 23, 2009

    No it will not start at all now. I'm not sure what the vacuum op petcock is. Is it the fuel valve. with on off and reserve positions?

  • stormbinger May 11, 2010

    will it start okay when cold ? if not ditch the vacuum op petcock

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    ran great yesterday today it cranks good wont start and backfires



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If you have the on off and reserve petcock or fuel valve then its not the old vacuum type. If battery good time to check basics so you see fuel squrting into the engine through the carb when throttle turned ? do you actually have spark at the plugs ?

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