bike wont start

Discussion in '2-Stroke Engines' started by declan, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. declan

    declan New Member

    when i let the clutch out the bike trys to start but when i give it some trottle it does nothing and wont start
     

  2. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

    more info would be good - is spark plug wet or dry - choke on or off - new motor or used motor
     
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  3. jaguar

    jaguar Well-Known Member

    take the carb apart and make sure the jet isn't clogged with trash.
    make sure the choke is not on (ie: when "on" it blocks the intake flow)
    make sure you don't have an air leak where the carb mounts to the manifold.
    make sure the head is bolted down good.
     
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  4. declan

    declan New Member

    spark plugs dry and do have choke on.. engines used a few days
     
  5. crassius

    crassius Well-Known Member

    sounds like you got something stuck either blocking fuel to carb or blocking fuel from getting from carb to motor

    take out plug, put a few drops of fuel in and put plug back - if it starts for a bit then all you need is to find why it's not getting fuel
     
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