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Bike was running perfect then it bogged down. now it wont start and is making a really loud squeeking noise when i try to kick start it. iam begining to think it could be the piston and/or rings but not sure..

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    Jeffrey Turcotte Aug 23, 2010

    need more info--what bike? any recent repairs? Using correct spark plug? Is there compression?

  • ashley Aug 23, 2010

    its a 1995 kx60. its had no recent repairs yes its the correct spark plug every thing was correct ie oil mix. the engine ran great then it just died. it has still got compression just when i kick it it squeels reely loud n wont start. thanks

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Sounds serious, but good that you have compression. Can you remove the head? If yes, you can get a look at the cylinder walls.
Hard to diagnose without disassembly.

Posted on Aug 23, 2010

  • ashley Aug 23, 2010

    i will remove the head tomorrow and have a look. i will update u when ive done it. thanks alot

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