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My bike was running perfectly and then just stopped.

I start my Bandit every day and let it run for a few minutes even if I don't ride it. One day while idling it stopped and now it won't start--almost no fire at all. The neutral light is on, the oil light is on, the battery is charged, the starter is turning over fine, but there is almost no fire. Once in a great while after trying for some time to get it started it will fire, but only for a second. I sure could use some advice of what to try. Is the a common problem with the Bandit?

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Check for spark... if there is a spark it could be a fuel problem... check that the petcock is free flowing.. also try spraying brake cleaner in the air inlet... if it starts up that means that fuel aint flowing thru the carbs.. give them a good cleaning

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