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I am having a problem starting my bike in the colder weather. I changed the battery and put stableizer in it. It starts like a charm in the summer and when the engine is warm. Its not a Harley (actually it is a Honda CBR). Can anyone help me?
 

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carb/fuel injection........year........miles........???? Not that I have the answers, but those things will make it easier to answer .
 

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Louc said:
I am having a problem starting my bike in the colder weather. I changed the battery and put stableizer in it. It starts like a charm in the summer and when the engine is warm. Its not a Harley (actually it is a Honda CBR). Can anyone help me?

Check with The Bank. They may be able to help you ...


get a loan...


buy a Harley....


problem solved!


LOL! JUst kiddin!


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I guess the answer to my problems is buy a Harley. I didn't know that Harley was a maintence-free bike! Thats funny because I was at the Harley dealer 2 weeks ago looking at a sportster and the dealer told me to start it up. Wouldn't you know it , a brand new Sportster with 5 miles on her wouldn't start! Do you know what the dealer told me---Well you know its a Harley!
 

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Hey don't get in a bind, we play hard here. Welcome to The Forum.

So is there any way to move the bike inside the house? You know, shoot a cat or something?
 

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Won't start in cold weather.

Ya, my OL is the same way. I just tell her if she doesn't roll over she gettin it in the asss.
Tell ya what, if you can't get it runnin, I'll pick it up so I have a beater bike to blow up at Laconia this year. Have any extra tires wit that?
 

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LouC-Had the same problem with my old '82 CB750. Got lucky and sold it to a dude that adjusted the choke pull button, and put some kind of carb cleaner treatment in the gas tank. That helped it a lot. I'm new here, but these folks are shootin' straight......I'm on a brand new 2003 HD Road King and guess what !? ....... it cranks right up in the cold weather! Worked for me.
 

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Yeah mine stalled the other day right in the middle of the street. So I try in vain to get her going again and all that happens is the friggin' right directional keeps going on and off, duh! Then, miraculously, the directional goes away and the mofo roars to life! Damn, I hate this cold weather!:Dennis
 

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Uh TA! That was a joke! I had thick gloves on and my thumb kept pushing the directional switch instead of the starter button. Duh! (Did I feel like an idiot!)
 

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I am selling the bike on Sunday. That is why I need it to start. I just don't want to look like an idot and not have it start for me. I have this problem every time the weather gets cold. In regular temps it starts up with no problem at all. I really don't want to screw the guy over so I want to fix anything that is wrong with it now. Does this sound like a normal problem with carburated bikes or is there really something wrong? By the way I am selling this bike to purchase a 2003 Dyna Super Glide. I appriciate all the help I am getting (even the ribs!). Thanks All!!
 

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Try a new good set of plugs. I just bought a hotrod sporty and it was about to be killed Sunday when it wouldnt start. It was about 50 out. It started right up when I got it home and it was 32 then.
Anyway it had what looked like new Accel plugs in it. And I fought it about 45 min trying to get it started. Took the plugs out and put in a old set from my bagger and it fired right up. So much for fancy plugs
 
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