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Choke plate not moving. Oiled cable and rod linkage (where the rod goes into the carb body)for the choke. Still not moving. I'm ready for a test run. Car's been sitting for a couple of years. Tarnished gas sticking? Can I free this up without removing carbs? Tried tapping lighly, nothing, HELP Thank you.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Suspected problem with choke.
hey apparently and did are two different stories draining the float bowls and cleaning the carbs are two different things the fact that the choke dosent change suggest the carbs are stopped up after sitting for 1 year clean the carbs let them soak in carb cleaner and blow them out with high pressure air, keep notes of the adjustments befor you dissasemble them (air screws)
Posted on Jan 11, 2009
SOURCE: Won't idle without choke
The pilot jet controls the air/gas fuel mix at idle . If the jet gets plugged up not enough gas gets to the emgine at idle. You will need to remove the carbs and float bowls and clean them, paying special attention to the pilot valve. Count the number of turns to remove the pilot screw and replace the same number of turns then turn counter clockwise 1/2 turn.
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Posted on Jun 30, 2009
You will find that there is a problem with the carbie. It runs with the choke on because the choke engages the "enricher" circuit. The idle circuit is different a different circuit inside the carb. When just crack the throttle on, you use the pilot circuit, and then main jet with more twist of the grip. You will need to completely strip the carb, remove all jets, spray carbie cleaner throughout, and blow out all capillary tubes and holes inside the carb with compressed air. Pay particular attention to the fine holes inside the venturi near the butterfly valve. You may need to use a fine piece of wire, like a guitar string to open up any that are clogged.
There is not much else that will cause the symptoms you have. Check for air leaks about the inlet manifold also, spray some carbie cleaner about the manifold connections boots, the revs will change when it sucks up the cleaner through the leak.
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Posted on Jan 24, 2010
If the bike has been allowed to sit for a while, the fuel may have evaporated in the float bowl. When this happens, the jets get stopped up with the gummy residue that is left behind. You may need to go through the carb and clean the slow jet and the main jet. While you're there, it would be advisable to install a new set of intake gaskets.
Posted on Feb 15, 2010
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