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2009 articat 1000 h2 cruiser was riding and it just died

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2009 articat 1000 h2 cruiser was riding and it just died turns over and kinda wants to start changed fuel filter and plugs, fuel pump is working and tank is full. Any ideas only has about 400 miles on it. Thanks cliff
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Motorcycle
Expert:  Louie replied 1 year ago.

Hi Cliff, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.

Initially, let's review again the basics. Proposed preliminary checks (if have not been done):

  • • remove sparkplugs, carefully perform spark test and determine if fuel enters the combustion chamber;
  • • drain-clean tank and replace with fresh fuel (even if just to eliminate as a suspect);
  • • check/clean gas tank vent hose;
  • • check/clean fuel path (least likely);
  • • check/soak/clean the injectors (likely);
  • • test fuel pump output pressure @ 43 psi (most likely).