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Featured Cbr918 won't start

Discussion in 'Technical and Troubleshooting Torque' at netrider.net.au started by basejumper, May 19, 2015.

  1. I've recently got a 1997 cbr918. It started and ran good about 6 times. Blew no smoke, idled nice. I started it every 2 days or so. Now it won't start on me. I charged the battery up. It cranks over nice but won't go. It's got fuel and fuel is flowing out of valve ok. It has a funny poping coming from exhaust while I'm trying to start it. I know it's a long shot but any ideas ? Fuses seem ok.


     
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  2. I'd pull out the spark plugs and inspect them, good chance there fouled up and need replacing
     
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  3. Double post
     
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  4. Ok tx I'll try that, wouldn't surprise me as it was pretty neglected when I got it
     
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  5. ;) good luck mate... Let us know how you go
     
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  6. I love u full house, new plugs and started within about 1/4 of a second. Bit of a pain to change them but got there in the end. Runs awesome now.
     
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  7. Haha on ya mate! Thanks for keeping us in the loop... Happy to help out
     
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  8. If you start it often without getting it up to running temp, plugs will foul and may be flooded too. Avoid repeated short start / stops. Happens with cars all the time! Anything with a engine really..
     
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