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Old 10-10-2010, 11:56 AM   #1
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Default Bayou 220 Starting Problems

I am having some starting issues with my 02 Bayou 220. I have never had a single problem with it until now and it has been tough as hell. I have noticed about 6 months ago or so that I started have a little bit of grayish smoke coming from the tailpipe. I didnt worry about it at the time and it has been just like normal since then. Anyway today I drove it up on my trailer and it ran great and about 15 min or so later I couldnt get it to fire. I put a new plug in it and it didnt make any difference. I pulled the air filter off and sprayed some WD-40 in the carb and it did fire off that but when it ran for the couple of seconds off that it put out a ton of grayish colored smoke and didnt run for crap. I had thought that possibly my rings have gone bad because it doesnt seem like it is getting good compression, or possibly something to do with the carb. If anyone has any ideas or starting points I would greatly appreciate it. Thanks
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Old 10-10-2010, 03:03 PM   #2
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.did you check your carbs are getting gas! check for spark.check that carbs are getting air.motor should run.smoke may or may not be another problem.dont use wd-40 in carbs use gas!

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You might also want to check the timing on it mine smoked and then quit and it was the halfmoon key in the charge magnetic drum had sheered and the 4 wheeler wasnt fireing rite then it finally slipped to far to even start!
WARNING: I am new to the 4 wheeler world so any advice i might give will be common sense or compareable to regular autos! If it's bigger than you shoot it twice!!!!!!!!
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