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Just bought a DT 125RE from a dealer...driving home from work and the bike just cut out...everything seems ok but have noticed the spark plug is a old one...cant understand this for the company, i bought the bike from said the bike had a service prior to sale...strong smell of petrol but nothing savere...thought it might be flooded but this is not the case.help

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Replace the plug with a new one. If still bad, drain the carb as condensation from the petrol tank may have collected in the float bowl. Please rate my answer. Thanks.

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