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Old 09-17-2014, 05:09 PM
LukeG LukeG is offline
Motorized Bicycle Newbie
Join Date: Sep 2014
Location: PA
Posts: 9
Default Re: Getting First Start

Yes, my carb is right side up =P.

Greg58 - Yes, this:

is my carburetor! It's hard to see in that picture, but there's a little metal lever behind the white one that I believe is the choke.

I followed your starting instructions (that's basically what I've been trying), and was still unable to get the engine started. It doesn't sound like there's any combustion going on. I confirmed that I'm still getting a spark out of the spark plug, and I can see gas flowing into the carburetor.

The folks at Bikeberry told me my engine might be flooded and that I should tip it upside-down for 24 hrs. to drain it. I tipped it over (with the carburetor taken off), and nothing has come out in the first 2 hours.
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