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I started my 2000 suzuki Marauder today after it sat for 4 or 5 months and it started, but idled very high and alot of crackeling from the exhaust pipes and then where the pipe meets the engine, smoke started coming out, so i shut it off and it backfired. What the heck just happend?

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Sounds like stale fuel in the carbs,you need to drain the carb bowls and let fresh fuel flow through them.

Posted on Mar 21, 2011

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  • ben_steves Mar 21, 2011

    thank you, you thinks its safe to drive to the shop?

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    rzman Mar 21, 2011

    As far as safe goes,you realy dont want to be riding the bike like that in traffic,,and if it stalls and you are stranded on the side of the road.

    If the shop is close by,then i say risk it,,if it is a distance then no way.

    good luck

  • ben_steves Mar 21, 2011

    alright thanks man



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