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My bike sit for 2 months and now it won't start.

1997 Honda Magna 750cc My bike sit for 2 months and now it won't start. It will turn over and over but won't fire up. Is it the Carbs??

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Yes the fuel can get old sitting in the carbs, as they are vented.
With luck you may be able to open the drain screws on the bottom of each carb and drain the bad fuel and it may start.( a squirt of aerostart fluid may help it fire)
Sometimes when fuel dries out in carbs it leaves a residue which can block jets, this needs the bowls removed and cleaned.
Charge up the battery while you do this, as i have had batteries that put out enough amps to spin the starter motor, but this drags the voltage down and the electronic ignition wont fire.

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