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I started my bike up yesterday morning to go to work. I had the choke pulled about 3/4 of the way out to start and the bike had been running for about a minute. Suddenly, it just died and would not restart. The engine cranks just fine, it just won't start. I've only been riding for about a month, and have had the bike for about three weeks, so I don't know a lot about service or maintenance. I know the bike has gas, I checked the oil, it's fine. I took the cover off the air cleaner to check the filter and noticed some oil in the bottom of the air filter housing - I don't know if this is normal or not. What are some things that I can check before I take it to a dealer for service?

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Try to stay clear of dealers--getta book on your model and start renching -youll sleep good--u may hav flooded bike with too much choke and ended up fouling a plug from rich condition--if thats blac oil in filter the crankcase may be overfilled-that can cause fouling too

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