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Hard to start SV650

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My SV has had a hard time starting, lately. The battery seems fine, but I have to fully choke it for about a minute or it won't stay running on it's own. After that, it's fine.

I bought some carb cleaner, but I haven't had time to tear the bike down and get to the carbs to spray them out yet.

Is there anything else I should be looking for?
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As long as it starts with the choke and it runs fine at normal operating temperature, you probably don't have a problem.

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