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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-25-2018, 07:55 PM Thread Starter
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89 gsxr wont start

ok so my hubby bought another 89 the other day cuz his in on it way out . anyways when he started it for the first time it started fine but then the trottle got stuck and rpms shot up to 8k befor he hit the kill switch . after he fixed the stuck throttle cable he went to start it again and it wouldnt start any help would be great ...(fyi im posting this for my hubby cuz he cant figure it out but refused to as for help also i dont know anything about mechanincal stuff so please bare with me if my post dont make sence
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 09-26-2018, 11:12 AM
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Re: 89 gsxr wont start

if the carbs weren't touched and only the cable was fixed / replaced, Id say try giving the bike some throttle upon startup. otherwise, id say the bike got flooded. check your spark plugs and turn the motor over without them in, check for spark
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