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It died on me! :( fuel problems?

Discussion in 'Technical and Troubleshooting Torque' at netrider.net.au started by nooneuknow, Oct 21, 2006.

  1. Hi guys,
    Been a while! Wondering if anyone can shed some light on an unfortunate incident I experienced on my baby (zzr250) yesterday.
    Ill set the scene:

    So im cruising home, and out of nowhere, the engine starts to strain...felt like it did when i ran outta petrol, but I have fuel.
    I push it (more on throttle) but it wont go past 6-7000 revs...its really struggling. I slow down at lights and she dies.
    I push it round the corner - she wont restart - its trying, but wont spark.
    I played w/ the fuel switch (its always on the 'ON' position - should it be on 'PRI'? Ive never had a manual and its never had issues before???)

    Anyway, got it started on PRI, but theres nearly full tank of fuel.
    Im thinking maybe blockage in fuel line? but dont know much bout it.
    Im not a very mechanically minded gal, and try to keep the baby looked after (get it serviced every 6 months - last was only a week ago!!!)
    Havent been able to talk to mechanic yet.

    any ideas? possible solutions?

    Thanks - sorry for the essay!