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I have a 2003 honda shadow vt1100c spirit. it will not start but turns over fine. spark plugs get fowled with fuel . using the choke doesnt seem to make any difference, but it feels like its working ok. a few times it cought and idled for a second then stopped. any ideas? thanks gary

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Sounds like itermitten spark.Clean stator with electrical cleaner(under flywheel)then replace spark plugs and check for spark.then the electrical componets to check are CDI ignition box and coil.If either of these go bad you will have no spark.Check also the condition of spark plug wires and rubber boots these can somtimes dry rot and go to ground shorting out wire to plug cuasing bike not to start.

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