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  1. Engine won't run

    Introductions
    I bought my bird a few weeks ago. Haven't had the chance to ride it yet. I've spent the whole time trying to fix it. I've cleaned the carbs, drained the tank, added new gas (with seafoam), and changed the spark plugs. New gas and spark plugs have solved the backfire issue but now it won't run. I...
  2. The Big Bang Theory...Starting problem!! Advice please

    Introductions
    I dropped my in November breaking the front cowl and screen and hoped to have her back together soon, problem is funds forbidding and lack of time meant I only got it sorted now. Long story short I messed up and didn't prep the bike for a long sit and now she won't start. She's carb model and I...
  3. Difficult to start using starter (1998 cbr1100xxW)

    Body / Paint / Electrical / Lights
    I am having a strange problem, The bike turns over and won't start when using the starter button, If I bump start the bike it starts very easily (just a couple of yards), Any ideas?
  4. Starting issues for 97 carb model

    Engine / Airbox / Exhaust / Fuel Delivery
    I'm having trouble getting my bird to start. I've been through the enrichment circuit and cleaned all the orifices and jets. Replaced the fuel filter too. Still it takes forever to finally get going. It used to fire right up with the RPM responding nicely to the choke adjuster, now nothing. I've...
  5. Bird will not start when Engine Hot

    General CBR XX Discussion
    Hi All! I am new to this site. Hello :) Had the Bird for 18 months. Luv her to bits! Just recently I have been experiencing a problem. When I go for a run (even 2 miles to fill up). When I turn the engine off she simple will not start. The electrics are on but pressing the starter just gives...
  6. Blackbird failed to proceed

    Engine / Airbox / Exhaust / Fuel Delivery
    Hi All I have a 2007 BB which is now 18 months and 25,000km old. Just back from a ride in the Snowy Mountains where I had an intriguing problem. For those who know the area, I had been chasing my son on his CBR600RR along Elliot's Way and had stopped at the lookout after the climb up towards...
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