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My goldwing1200 starts runs good for 15-20 ks then just cuts

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hi my goldwing1200 starts runs good for 15-20 ks then just cuts out start ok again or back fires starts ok then runs ok again?
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: yes yes
JA: What is the model of your '15 Honda?
Customer: 1200
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: replaced the coil and plugs new petrol and filter
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Louie replied 6 months ago.

Hi and welcome to the site, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.

Initially, let's review and/or try the basics and determine general area of possible fault. Proposed preliminary tries (if have not been done) when the symptom shows up again:

  • • open the gas cap and attempt to start again;
  • • carefully remove the spark plug;
  • • check the burn color of the ceramic to the tip;
  • • crank and note if fuel enters the combustion chamber;
  • • cautiously perform a spark test.

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