09 F800GS won't start

Discussion in 'Parallel Universe' started by sarkmych, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. JoelWisman

    JoelWisman Long timer

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    It wasn't the spark plugs, Your fuel injectors were stuck and when you accessed them to determine if they were squirting, you knocked them around enough to un-stick them.

    The proper method for determining if the bike is fueling is to smell tail pipe emissions while it is cranking. Don't stick your face against it cause it sucks when it back fires. Cup your hand and smell from a distance.

    When you determine no fuel is injecting, remove the left black triangle cover and tap the injectors with a screwdriver while the bike is cranking. This usually unsticks them
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  2. prasta

    prasta Adventurer

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    And if you can smell fuel while the bike cranks...? What do you suggest?

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