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I just got home from work and got caught in a down pour.... When I got off the Highway I had to go through a huge deep puddle.... after the bike started running rough and lost power... I read in another post that plugs getting wet can cause this.... How long can I let the bike sit before addressing this? will it be okay to sit till the weekend when i will have time to work on the bike or should I take care of this ASAP?
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Yes it was probably your front cylinder losing power. Dielectric grease around the spark plug boot will help prevent this in the future.
 

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Poke a pipe cleaner in the drain hole on right side of engine.
 

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I was going to replace the plugs this weekend any way..... Guess this was as good a time as any.


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I was going to replace the plugs this weekend any way..... Guess this was as good a time as any.
New plugs are always nice... :).

A friendly tip: While I doubt there would still be water in there by the weekend, just be sure to remove any sitting water above the spark plug before removing it. You don't want any water going into your cylinder. ;)
 

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Thank god for air compressors... I was able to take the boot off the front plug and blow the water out.... Got her running again!!! Not much space between the radiator and plug though.


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You can swing the radiator out of the way by unbolting and unclipping it.

Don't forget your dielectric grease and cleaning out the drain hole.
 
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