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I was putting coolant in speed triple spilt some now engine will turnover but it will not start..was running perfect before this happened...please help

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  • janelj413 Sep 28, 2009

    the coolant only went on the electrics not piston but thank you for speedy reply



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Ok , what you need to do first is to flush it out by removing the spark plugs and turn the motor over a few times to try to flush it out .
After that , get some fuel and pour a table spoon in each cylinder . try to turn the motor again a few time and repeat this action a few time to get rid of the coolant .
i would do this 4 or 5 times to make sure no deposits are left .
for the last time , put one more table spoon in each cylinder and put the spark plug back . try to turn the engin over a few time with the fuel tank turned on .
this should spark and start again .
it may be rough at first but once the fuel really washes through it will come back again to the way it use to run .
One other thing to do as well is to spray petrol through the air filter and this will help to start the bike with the fumes running through the carby .
try this and let me know how you go .

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