Repair my gl 1000

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Repair my gl 1000

Post by Tdogg »

I purchased a 1978 gl1000 for 200. Dollars got it home.and it start right. Then in a blink of an eye the gas burst and gas qent everywhere so I turned it off replaced the gas line put it on my self. Now I can't get it to start. What should I do. I can't get a mobile motorcycle mechanic to come look at it.So what to do

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Re: Repair my gl 1000

Post by DenverWinger »

Did you stop it with the "Kill" switch? If that is "off" the starter will work but the bike won't start.
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Re: Repair my gl 1000

Post by dingdong »

Put in your location. May be a member close by willing to assist.
Do you have the fuel petcock turned on?

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