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:confused:I have a '96 zx9r. It's been sitting for about a month. I started it up two day ago with out problem. Now I tried to start it but it only turns over. It back fired one time but nothing else. Smells like straight gas from the exaust when turning over. I checked to spark plugs and when they were removed they were still moist with gas. I'm thinkng it has an ignition problem but i'm not sure. It's my first bike. Anybody has any ideas? thanks.
 

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My first guess is the gas turned to mush and gunked up your carbs. Also, was the battery maintained? Motorcycle batteries go bad fast if you let them sit.

I'm no expert but those are two very common problems related to a bike that doesn't get ridden.
 

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It turned on two days ago without much problem and I let it run for a little while. I did charge the battery separately also just in case and it was fine.
 
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