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post #6 of Old 12-05-2017, 07:53 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by gaz View Post
simple test will eliminate or verify fuel or ignition problem. put some gas in spray bottle, about 7-8 good shots in each ram air duct in nose fairing, hit the starter with throttle cracked, will fire off if lack of fuel problem, no start indicates lack of spark. first thing i always do on no start bikes to narrow search.
Thanks. I'll try that this weekend. I had forgotten to mention that I just changed the plugs. I have a feeling it's the pump, I had the same issue before I changed them and I was hoping that would do the trick...

One more thing I failed to say, I was jump starting the bike with my car battery. I just read that jump starting a bike with a car could cause a spike and some bikes have a microprocessor that are sensitive to Voltage spikes. I need a new battery...
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