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My 2006 Rebel 250 won't start right up

Just bought a 2006 Rebel, 7000 miles. The dealer explained it was a little touchy starting, and I may have to hit the ignition switch a few times before the motor catches. But it takes me 10-12 tries every morning (and sometimes in the afternoon) before it will turn over, no matter what position the choke is in. Is there any way for me to fix this?

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  • christoph606 Sep 10, 2009

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Do the following check:
-colour of spark plugs, if it is wet then u may have too much petrol to it and alse check the gap.
-check ur filter and check the carbs.You may need to give it a good cleaning here..If this does not solve then go back to ur dealer,this bike has only 7000 miles and should not be doing this.Also note that most bikes need a bit of choke to start..so take this into consideration.Also a new spark plug could help..

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