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Old 02-08-2012, 09:41 PM
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After purchasing and installing a new battery, my bike that had been sitting for 8 months started right up. Unfortunately it won't stay on after initial revs. I took for a spin to get gas, but it would turn off while going into turns or anytime I slowed down. Any ideas?
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Old 02-08-2012, 09:55 PM
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carb or fuel injected? try a little seafoam may not work but it wont hurt
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Old 02-08-2012, 10:19 PM
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How much gas was still in it after sitting 8 months? Probably best to drain the gas and put fresh in.
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It's carb, and had about a half a gallon left.
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Sounds like your idle jets are clogged, assuming its a Carb setup. Try the sea foam, or get some carb cleaner and spray the hell out of it
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