Starts Hard

1. Spark plugs in bad condition or have improper gap or are partially fouled.

2. Battery nearly discharged.

3. Loose wire connection at one of the battery terminals, coil, or plug between ECM or ignition module.

4. Water or dirt in fuel system.

5. Intake air leak.

6. Fuel tank vent hose and vapor valve plugged, or fuel line closed off, restricting fuel flow.

7. Engine lubricant too heavy (winter operation).


For cold weather starts, always disengage clutch.

8. Ignition not functioning properly (possible sensor failure).

9. Faulty ignition coil.

10. Valves sticking or valves too tight.

11. Rotor key sheared.

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