get 1200 running


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angliaalan
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get 1200 running

Postby angliaalan » Mon Jan 26, 2015 12:36 pm



Where do i start to get a 1200 goldwing running. Its had a replasment engine but now wont start where do i start chrcking for faults.
thanks



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virgilmobile
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Re: get 1200 running

Postby virgilmobile » Mon Jan 26, 2015 1:44 pm

Easy stuff first.Has fuel,fuel lever on,kill switch in the center position.
Check for spark first.If it's OK,open one carb drain screw to see if the carbs have gas.

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Re: get 1200 running

Postby k1w1t1m » Mon Jan 26, 2015 7:13 pm

If it has spark, gas, and compression you might have the ignition timing 180* out.

angliaalan
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Re: get 1200 running

Postby angliaalan » Wed Jan 28, 2015 9:10 am

Not getting a spark from plugs. It's fuel injection can't smell fuel when turning engine over
Do I need the front fearing mounted and all wires connected
Thanks




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