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It Won't Start!

A while ago we stopped riding so it's been sitting for forever. I changed the spark plug because it was completely destroyed. The gas had lacquered or crystalized and i took it off washed it out dried it then cleaned out the line going from tank which was caked with this thick thick jelly stuff, then i refilled the oil cause it was out then i bought the spray carb cleaner. i didn't take it off i just pulled the tubes on the side off and sprayed directly into the carb. the choke was stuck but i got it to work but now it wants to stay off like there is pressure in there. the day i did all this it would work but wouldn idle by itself or do anything without the choke or me pulling back on the throttle all the way i could get it going for about ten-fifteen secs and then it's go out and if i wasn't being kicked fuel would run out. day after i tried to kick it and nothing is happening at all now couple times with me having to hold the choke down it'd sputter but i'm lost i don't know what to do and i don't want to take it somewhere.

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Hi you will need to remove the carb and clean it completely, pull all the jets out and blow through them, the jets are small but you should be able to see through them, you will also need to remove the fuel tap from the tank and clean it out. If you pull the air screw out, make sure you screw it all the way in first and count the turns .count every 1\4 of a turn.

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