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  1. silly help please.

    Marauder M50 Secret Hideaway
    I got really sick 2 years ago ended up in the hospital. Blah blah blah. Long story short I've finally have gotten around to working on my poor neglected 05 M50. Of course battery wouldn't hold a charge so I replaced that and heard a pop as I hooked the new battery up. I'm not as mobile as I...
  2. Starting Problems Checklist ?

    Honda
    Did a search for a starting trouble shoot checklist and have not found one on here so I'm starting a thread. If you know the link to such threads, please post here. My 80' cb750c is not starting unless I hold the starter button and roll the throttle and if it does start running, it cuts out...
  3. Please help diagnosing Starting issue

    Cruisers
    Hey guys, New here and new to the Suzuki world in general. Bought the Suzuki GZ250 (2005) from a guy who owns a riding school. A few scratches here and there but I tested it twice and it ran fine both times. Let it sit in my garage for a couple days, wouldn't start last night. Sounded like...
  4. 1982 Suzuki GS650L wont' start

    Mechanics Corner
    Hello all! I'm new to the forum and also new to motorcycles; that doesn't mean I'm not good with wrench. I recently bought a 1982 Suzuki GS650L that needed carbs tuned and most likely a new battery. The bike started up and ran for a few moments until it died out. I've gone through all the steps...
  5. Help please!

    The Paddock
    Hey Everyone, I just purchased an '81 GS750E and seem to already have problems. The bike was running when I purchased it, just leaking oil from the head gasket. As soon as I got it home, the bike would not start. I noticed the petcock was on prime when I got home so I figured the engine...
  6. Bike not starting on a second startup

    Bandit Lair
    My bandit 600 wont start right up a second time if the first start doesn't run for a while. Scenario: forgot to unclip my helmet from the bike, started it, realized I needed the key, turned it off and got mt helmet. Went to start it again and it wont turn over. Can anyone explain this phenomenon...
  7. starting problems sv650

    Mechanics Corner
    hi, got problems with my suzuki sv650 2003 it cranks over but wont start its really wierd because i was out on it this morning and ran fine 12 hours later wont start, the only thing different is that i didnt let it warm up before riding it i was in a bit of a rush it started but cut out after...
  8. VS 800 Intruder Problem starting

    Cruisers
    Hi all, I've got a 2002 Suzuki Intruder with an electrical problem I think. Most of the time it starts and runs just fine, but sometimes I have to move the key on and off a couple of times before it will start. Today it stopped on me at a light. Started right back up but shut down whnever I...
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