96 1500 wont run without choke on

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96 1500 wont run without choke on

Post by willriley » Sun Oct 04, 2015 6:38 pm

My 96 1500 wont start or run without choke ingaged ,if I turn choke off it dies fast, have tried turning throttle but just acts like starting then dies. battery is new and charged fresh fuel....any ideas

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Re: 96 1500 wont run without choke on

Post by Aussie81Interstate » Sun Oct 04, 2015 6:52 pm

Clogged idle jets seems a likely problem.

Any maintenance history or recent work done to the bike?

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Re: 96 1500 wont run without choke on

Post by ct1500 » Sun Oct 04, 2015 8:34 pm

Plugged up carb jets most likely.
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Re: 96 1500 wont run without choke on

Post by dingdong » Mon Oct 05, 2015 6:59 am

Hey willreilly from OKC. Me too. It does sound like you have carb idle circuits that may be clogged. How about some history of your 1500. Did this just suddenly start, has the bike been sitting for some time, is this a new to you bike or ????


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