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by Collystrings
Sun May 05, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Help a rookie - blocked carbs won't start
Replies: 7
Views: 425

Re: Help a rookie - blocked carbs won't start

The bike is working this evening. Yesterday was really hot while the bike was sitting (I live in Texas). Would that cause a problem like this? If so, how do I fix it?

Thanks for everyone's time so far.
by Collystrings
Sun May 05, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Help a rookie - blocked carbs won't start
Replies: 7
Views: 425

Re: Help a rookie - blocked carbs won't start

Points still - how do I check that system is working?
by Collystrings
Sun May 05, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Help a rookie - blocked carbs won't start
Replies: 7
Views: 425

Re: Help a rookie - blocked carbs won't start

More help please!

The previous owner left me with the ACCEL ignition coils replacements, so maybe he knew that was what was gonna go next. How can I work out if that's the problem, and how difficult is that replacement to do yourself?

Cheers
by Collystrings
Sat May 04, 2019 7:05 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Help a rookie - blocked carbs won't start
Replies: 7
Views: 425

Re: Help a rookie - blocked carbs won't start

Thanks for your reply - how do I check for a spark?
by Collystrings
Sat May 04, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: GL1000 Information & Questions
Topic: Help a rookie - blocked carbs won't start
Replies: 7
Views: 425

Help a rookie - blocked carbs won't start

I was recently told that my pilot circuit is blocked but my other carb jets are good. I'm a rookie with mechanics so I barely know what that means, but I know it might be why I can't get the bike to start today (after weeks of riding fine). I'm just trying to keep the bike going long enough to have ...