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Spark but no start, yes, 2006 Polaris predator 90, new

Customer Question
Spark but no start ...

Spark but no start

Mechanic's Assistant: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?

Yes

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your motorcycle?

2006 Polaris predator 90

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your bike yourself? What have you tried so far?

New battery, starter, spark plug ,relay

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

New cdi box and cylinder and recifier

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Let me know if you need more information, or send me the service offer(s) so we can proceed.
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Motorcycle Mechanic: Louie, Technician replied 7 months ago
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Hi and welcome to JustAnswer, I’m Louie. Sorry you had to wait awhile but I’ll do my best to help.

Initially, let's try check and review the basics. Proposed preliminary tries (if have not been done):

  • • check, drain, clean fuel tank;
  • • replace with fresh fuel;
  • • check fuel path;
  • • ensure fuel is reaching spark plug / combustion chamber;
  • • drain carb bowl to determine fuel quantity and quality;
  • • temporarily remove air box and filter;
  • • attempt to start covering the carb mouth;
  • • check if there is strong suction;
  • and if your palm would get wet with fuel;
  • • strongly consider a compression test even if just for test purposes;
  • • clean the inside bottom of the crankcase; and
  • • the exhaust system.

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