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2001 zx6r I was on reserve and added gas but left on reserve. about two miles down the road the bike acts like it ran out of gas, flipped fuel to 'On' but no change. would not start. it would try to start if I have choke all the way on but will not stay started. I checked fuel supply, filter, plugs and all is well. what now?

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  • herzogzwei Apr 03, 2011

    I let it set overnight and try starting it without the choke and still won't start. Tried then with choke and now it won't even start that way.

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Let the bike sit for a bit, try and restart it first. This sounds like you just flooded it. Post again if the problem persists and I can assist you with some further actions.

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  • herzogzwei Apr 03, 2011

    I let it set overnight and try starting it without the choke and still won't start. Tried then with choke and now it won't even start that way.

  • Matthew Vacca Apr 04, 2011

    Start with basic stuff, you may have fouled your spark plugs, pull them out and check them, ensure your air filter is clean, ensure it is getting fuel properly. Add some dry gas or octane booster to your tank and try it again. Make sure to gap your spark plugs the correct diameter.

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