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first thing to do is to check fuel level. you mentioned about 290 miles since you owned it but no fillups. did you get gas from same store? not unusual to pickup trash or water in fuel from conv. stores. with that out of the way, look at your plugs and see what they look like. black and sooty would be fuel fouled and very white or very light tan would be lean. if plugs and fuel are eliminated, it could be the result of a stator coil starting to go south. these will require special tools to diagnose.

1986 Honda VT... | Answered on Aug 28, 2017


No this model did not come with a fuel pump. Actually the VT 700 Series was the only Honda from 1986 that contained a fuel pump.

1986 Honda VT... | Answered on May 28, 2017


Try this

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1986 Honda VT... | Answered on Nov 06, 2016

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