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Yamaha Venture snowmobile 1991 fail to start and idle

Engine tries to start but seems like it is not getting enough fuel have pulled carbs and checked the fuel pump it is working next step will be to dismantle carbs and check jetting any advise on how to reinstall carbs, going to be nasty

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Before you start on the carbies . use a bottle of metholated spirits in the fuel tank. IT breaks down the surface tension of water and allows it to be drawn through the jets . IT is combustible the same as fuel and will not harm the engine . If you have a drain on the carby bowel then drain out ant water first.

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Are you sure your idle ports ( size of pinhole) in carb aren't plugged with something? What happens if it starts to die, and you give it a quick squirt of WD-40 , down throat of carb?

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