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My gs 1150 didn't want to start after washing it.After fault finding I was informed the hall transmittor sensor might be faulty. I then replaced the hall sensor unit. The GS still doesn't want to start. Where do I look ? I suspect there is no fuel ( i do hear the fuel pump when igtion is switched on) I did remove the one injector and press the start button to see if the injector spray fuel but it doesn't What can I look at?

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Hi, Sdevilliers and the usual suspects are:
1. Fuel tank empty.
2. Fuel supply valve/petcock turned off.
3. Fouled spark plugs.
4. Engine flooded as a result of overuse of the enricher.
5. Vacuum hose to the fuel supply valve/petcock disconnected, broken, cracked, or pinched.
6. Fuel valve/petcock or filter clogged.
7. Discharged battery, check battery terminals for damage or corrosion, check the battery cables at "BOTH" ends for loose, corroded, or broken connectors, "INSIDE" and outside the cable harness, perform connector wiggle test and check cables with an ohmmeter if necessary.
8. Loose or corroded wire connection at the coil, battery or plug between ignition sensor and module.
9. Spark plug cables in bad condition and shorting, cable connections loose, or connected to the wrong cylinders.
10. Ignition timing incorrect due to a faulty ignition coil, ignition module or sensors (MAP, CMP, CKP, O2 and/or BAS).
11. Security alarm needs a reset.
For more information about your issue, please visit the websites below. Good luck and have a nice day.
BMW Service BMW R1150R No Start
BMW Service R1150RT Starter Replacement
http://dirtypart.com/manuals/filer/Diverse/BMW_R_1100_S_R_8501200_C_R_1150_GS_Rep_Manual.pdf
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