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Pellethuntr

86 230s Start Problems

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New guy here having problems with a 230s that I just picked up.

Lets start with the basics:

Quad has good compression, good spark, carb has been cleaned thoroughly and set to factory specs, the limiter has been set for winter riding as it is 10 degrees here in NY.

The quad will start with 2-3 kicks if you spray a little starting flued in the carb and open the throttle all the way. It will run for about 5 seconds and then shut off.

We did try and "bump" start it behind the truck. It will run and ride as long as the throttle is open but will not idle.

What am I missing here?

A carb kit is next on the list but I find it odd that it will run and drive after being bump started but not with the kick start.

Thanks for any help!

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