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I have no run in over YEAR, WHAT SHOULD I DO BEFORE STARTING…

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I have no run...

I have no run in over YEAR, WHAT SHOULD I DO BEFORE STARTING IT?

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?

2009 softtail 110 screaming eagle

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Eagle?

2009

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

I don't have a problem, I just wondered if I should avoid a problem by simply starting it if it's not been run for so long?

Submitted: 8 months ago.Category: Motorcycle
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Motorcycle Mechanic: Steve, Motorcycle Mechanic replied 8 months ago
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if the fuel was not treated prior to parking the bike, you need to remove and replace the fuel and add SEAFOAM to the tank.

charge the battery fully.

replace the battery in the security FOB.

do not change or top off the oil until after you start the engine.

if it starts and runs, go for a ride.

let me know if you need more help.

Steve

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if you don't need more help, Please ACCEPT my answer.

let me know if you have other questions.

Steve

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