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Hey people mike shadow 600 wont start unless i choke it, and when its running there's black smoke coming out could you help me

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    bulldogchief May 11, 2010

    On a cold start the choke is necessary for the bike to start...when it's running there's black smoke...are you pushing the choke in after the bike has warmed up?

  • Dick
    Dick May 11, 2010

    Black smoke means you are getting too much gas in your gas/air mixture. Did this just start for no reason one morning, or did you perform some modification or maintenance just before the problem appeared?

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My battery went dead,i jumped it of a car,now temp light staying on,and coolant started coming out of overflow,any help wat this might be

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    i have 1992 honda shadow vlx for comment on jumped bike

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Thats an indication off a dirty air filter also spark plugs could do with change also injectors (if have them) then try this if not get back to me buddy

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