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I have a ktm 550 mcx 2 stroke. Whats the easiest way to start this thing? I have heard to wait for a click when trying to start then push all the way through. Any ideas?

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check to see if it is firingif it`s not firing it`s probably the coiland if it`s firing check to see if it`s easier to crank over than usual if so then there is no compression in which case u may have a big problem but i doubt that`s the problem 9 times out of ten when a bike wont start it`s the fire or maybe u forgot to turn the gas off and it`s flooded if u want to know if it`s flooded take out the spark pluge put a lighter by the hole and crank it over and u might be able to dry it out like that too

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Check the pulse generator next to the flywheel - it's known to fade when hot.

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