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Hi. My KDX 125 started cutting out like it was starving of fuel every 2mins or so*. i Took the carb' off, cleaned it, put it back on and now its not starting at all! not even any sign of ignition. The spark plug works perfectly fine, the fuel is getting to the cylinder coz the plug is getting fuel on it. Im baffled so please help

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  • jason baxter Nov 19, 2010

    haha guess what..... i drained the sump n a grey metallic liquid poured out instead of a nice engine oil..... petrol had entered the engine!



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It may need rebuilt maby it does not have enough compression to turn over i would suggest getting a compression test done at a local bike shop. If thats the case it most likely needs rebuilt.

Posted on Nov 19, 2010

Testimonial: "yh thanks but i emptied the sump of a grey petrol/engine oil mixture ealier today :-\"


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