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When the key is turned on I normaly hear a sound as if the bike is priming or pumping fuel just recently it stopped but the starter will turn but it seems that its not getting fuel

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Yes the sound you hear is the fuel pump, check the fuse for the circuit, also does the bike have an alarm or imobiliser fitted, some use the fuel pump circuit to imobilise the bike, check the switch fitted to the stand is not sticking when the stand is up, also check the pump wires inside the connector for corrosion or broken contacts, the fuel pump will only prime when it is taking up the pressure, if it is full you may not get a noticabe noise,

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