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I have a 1999 K1200LT. It has been sitting for about three months. I put a battery charger on it and tried to start it. It spins over real fast and feels that it is on the verge of starting, but no luck. Is there a place I can spray a little starting fluid without taking off the tuperware?
 

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May not be fully charged yet. If its a trickle charger will take several hours. If its real low it will take a regular charger first to bring it up close before a trickle charger will work. As far as using starting fluid, I wouldn't, but others may chime in here. A little Seafoam in the tank can only help.
 

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Battery is fully charged and motor spins fast. I even tried starting with the charger in start/cranking mode. Sounds like it is on the verge of starting. I think the gas might have gone bed. Tank was almost empty. I added new fuel, Hoping that a little bit of starting fluid will start the motor and burn through the small amount of gas that was there. Where is the intake to the airbox? Do I have to remove the plastic? I'd perfer not to. Please Help.
 

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Go to the front of the bike, look up under the faring on the left as you face it. Look like the end on a horn, black plastic.

Never had to try it, good luck.
 

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Does it smell like gasoline after you cranked a few times?
 

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johnbaker15 said:
Go to the front of the bike, look up under the faring on the left as you face it. Look like the end on a horn, black plastic.

Never had to try it, good luck.
If you spray there, the fluid will pass through the air filter. The element might get damaged.
 

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Presently having the same problem.


With my Ford F450.


Spins over and won't start.


Problem here is the high pressure oil pump that makes injectors inject.


Gonna be about $2500 before its back to running, under the turbo.
 

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You might first suspect the fuel. Maybe you can suction out the old and replace with new.

If you use starting fluid, beware. Take your LT outdoors and make it a 2 person project. Have the helper give it a 1 second spray (while keeping their face clear of the intake chamber), then you hit the ignition. Just be careful of engine backfire and other ignition sources
 
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