Hard starting next day after riding

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  1. smcmillen66

    smcmillen66 New Member

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    Hey guys, I recently bought a Gen 3 with 26k miles from original owner that runs very well.
    It was due for plugs and other basic maintenance, which I performed.
    Once done with the maintenance, I filled the tank and have been riding daily.

    It's now been tough to start the day after a ride - this has happened 3 or 4 days in a row.
    Seems like it's not getting enough fuel.
    I have the choke full on. Manual says to not give it any throttle while cranking.
    Once it fires after about 5-6 tries, it runs great. Before the maintenance, it would fire on the first or second try with choke on.

    Any thoughts? The idle was set high - about 1300, so I dialed that back a bit to about 1000 as part of maintenance. Not sure if that might have something to do with it.

    Thanks!
     
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    Idle should be at 1200 ish with a warm engine. That might help with the staring problem.
     

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