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Re: Starting problem

On 6/6/05, Mark Easterbrook <mark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I had strange problem this weekend with my 2000 R1100RT.
> It had not been run for a couple of months
> Then I opened the throttle while it was turning
> and it fired once, so I kept turning with the thottle
> open and it eventually started and was quite happy
> to tickover.
> I took it for a few km ride to warm it up and it ran
> perfectly.
> A day later it started up without any problem.
> Has anybody had anything similar.

Yes. To start my r1100s after it has sat for more than a couple of
months, I hold the throttle fully open to start it. Works every time.

- -Mike