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1984 Kawi 250 prairie, starting issue

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I am working on this bike for my friend, (dont really know anything about it). It has an electric fuel pump that is working great, and the spark is good. I got it started two days ago, now it wont even act like it wants to :aargh:. I have pulled the carb and cleaned it... twice, just to make sure I didnt miss anything. Anybody have any ideas? Thanks.

Marc

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The things I have done-

Cleaned the carb.

checked fuel pump- it pumps good.

Checked spark- looks real strong.

Not sure whats next to try.

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Compression is great,l airflow seems good too. It has a keihin pe20 carb on it, way different than my Honda, and it starts intermittently. It seems that when you adjust the idle all the way in it will start, and it runs great. Then when you shut it off and it cools down you are back at square one trying to get it started again. I am kinda lost as to what to do next to make it easy like my Honda. Guess I should stick with Honda.

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How did you clean the carb? Did you take it apart completely and clean out the jets, pilot circuit, float bowl vent? The carb needs to be cleaned completely. How old is the gas? If it is old, you may want to drain it and put some fresh stuff in there. You should check the valve lash and do a compression test too. Make sure the air filter is clean.

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