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Can't start engine after storage for several months (weather is cold)

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Regardless of whether your bike has carbs or is fuel injected you need to check for spark.Remove one of the spark plugs,hold it against the engine,with an insulated pair of pliers, and crank the engine over.If there is spark then squirt some fresh gas down both combustion chambers and see if it will fire up. If it has been more than four months since you ran the bike I hope you used a fuel stabilizer before the bike was put away.If not you will have to drain the old gas,check to make sure the injectors aren't plugged,(if the bike is so equipped) and flush the lines a bit.Spark is the key,if you have it then it's a fuel delivery problem.If you don't change the plugs out,check all your connections,including the grounds,and make sure the battery is 100%. Also check the breather box for uninvited guests such as mice .For some reason they just just love to make a home in mine ,its happened three times to me now .Spark, fuel, and air. These are the only things that can go wrong with a start problem .Good luck

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