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My bike sometimes starts and sometimes will not. It always tries but it seems like it just will not turn over sometimes. It happens when it is hot or cold with no reason. I have never been stuck, I just wait a few seconds and try again and it starts. Any ideas???

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  • rgalli49 Oct 02, 2009

    Based on this, do you think it is the decomp that needs to be adjusted???

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    Kevin Hildebrand Jan 05, 2017

    I have the same issue with my bike. I can tell you that rocking it back and forth does not help. I've had 3 guys push it and then release the clutch and still nothing. I wish you could get at a plug to release some compression.

  • Kevin Hildebrand
    Kevin Hildebrand Jan 05, 2017

    I didn't realize there was a decomp adjustment. That's interesting and certainly worth looking into. The shop where I've taken it to has no clue and certainly did not mention a decomp adjustment.

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Try putting the bike in gear when this happens and rock it until you reposition the pistons, then hit your starter and see what happens. ( If you are up against the compression stroke, then you wait a few seconds it gives it time to bleed down the compression.)

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