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Bike will not start, Carbs flood ok but on inspection two plugs are dry one cylinder is flooding.I cleaned the carbs but stil no joy?

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Clean the carbs again, pay special attention to getting the float needles and seats clean and free of tarnish and debree buildup. Make sure the pilot jets and main jets are clear. Use a good spray carb cleaner and air, do not use a wire.

Posted on Nov 02, 2010

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    Also make sure the float levels are set correctly.

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My quad will not start its got petol and spark the timming is ok wiring ok cdi unit is working

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