Hard starting, backfiring, rough low rpm's, smell's like gas?
Well I got a new battery, put it in and tried starting the bike, it took quite a while of cranking then shot a blue flame and backfired out of the exhaust.
It finally started but stuttered at about 500 rpm and wanted to die, I raised the idle rpm, revved it and the rpm's now take a lot longer to drop.
The bike smell's like fuel when its started and after you shut it off, previous plug's were black and smelted like fuel before I swapped them out.
Seems to be flooding on it's own? Back-tracking, I got gas from a nearby station that I'd never went to and this all started the next day, I was running on reserve to the station although once I got there it didn't look like it was that low but died more than once getting there, ran better after I filled it up...getting it home, next day was a whole different story, hoping I didn't suck up crap from the bottom of the tank.
Could bad gas cause these issue's? Going to take the tank off and drain it.
Always a huge thanks to everyone who chimes in.
Last edited by Cruiser; 06-18-2014 at 10:49 PM.
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