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Old 05-18-2009, 10:52 PM
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Ok folks, I've got an 06 F4I, I went on a vacation to Vegas for 4 days. Sometime during those 4 days it rained really bad and my Bike fell over. I came home to find it on its side. I broke a mirror and physically thats all I can see wrong however I did loose some Gas and Oil as I expected. I have NOT tried to start the bike because I wanted to try to let the oil drain back down to the crank case. What suggestions do you have? I dont ride the bike much and this is the first time it has fallen. HELP!
 
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Old 05-19-2009, 08:32 AM
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Your bike is now "hydrolocked", it will not start. You need to pull the spark plugs, cover the holes with a rag, and bump the starter button a couple times. It will blow all the oil outta the head. Probly need to change the oil too. When I park in the grass, I put a piece of aluminum bout the size of a coffee saucer under the kickstand.
 
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Old 05-19-2009, 11:02 AM
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And when it's expected to rain, use the lid of a coffee can You could do it the messy way like that or you could go to horror freight and spend a coulpe dollars on a suction pump and suck it out.
 
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Old 05-19-2009, 11:03 AM
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Oh. and DO NOT try to start it as it may break things such as con rods or the block or God knows what else
 
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Old 05-20-2009, 06:47 AM
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Its not gonna break anything, the starter is not that powerfull. Its just gonna click and die, just like if it had a dead battery.
 
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Old 05-21-2009, 12:31 AM
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Right...Motorcycle starters. lol. I guess the only thing the starter could break is maybe itself. I've seen in cars where that will crack a block though. Rare but it does happen
 
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Old 05-21-2009, 01:50 AM
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^ No way. I had a car the flooded, and killed it on site. Water in the intake and in all the cyclinders. Let it dry out with the intake off, and replaced the starter (agonizing job which I don't get why the starter went). But after that, just had to gas it a little when starting it up, and good as new.
 
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Old 05-21-2009, 02:25 AM
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In the future, please use a more descriptive thread title than "Need Help PLEASE!"
 
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ditto...
 
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Old 05-21-2009, 09:54 AM
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Aken are you a mod??
 

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