Question about 1997 Yamaha Royal Star XVZ 1300 A
I pulled the Carb. Rack off of my 1997 XVZ 1300 A Motorcycle for cleaning. I want to check the float levels on the Carbs. before I put them back on. What level should the fuel be in the float bowls?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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hi m8y,, soundz to me the float heights are wrong,,have u tried that at all, u can only check that when the carbs are taken out and turned upside down,, all four floats should be the same height,, check wot the measurements should be in the manual,,if u have one,, if u havent try these guyz 4 a downloadable manual,,, www.repairmanual.com ,, if all is cool and correct,come back in m8 and il take u threw the next step,, cheers
Posted on Apr 28, 2009
By spraying it you may have inadvertently blown dirt or grime even further into the carb. It doesn't take much to cause the float to stick open. This would result in a constant flow of fuel into the bowl. Once filled it will escape via the overflow.
The best way to clean the carb is to remove it from the motor, disassemble it and clean it using a small brush. If you have never done this before just take you time and make sure you have a clean work space to do this in. There are really very few parts to this type of carburetor and once you have done it a couple time you can take it apart clean it and have it back on in under an hour.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Sep 03, 2009
try 11/2 to 2 turns from seated position if it had a washer and o ring on it make sure you install them back on.
Posted on Apr 05, 2010
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Fuel over flow is normally caused by dirt getting into the fuel lines and blocking the valve in the float bowl. The reason that if wont fire is because there is too much fuel in the engine and it is flooding.
Turn the fuel off and remove the carb.
take off the float bowl and remove the float. held in by a bar.
check the valve and blast compressed air into the valve seat to clear any debris.
Rebuild the float bowl but do not put the case back on yet. a simple test to see if it has worked is to gently hold the float whilst blowing down the fuel line.
As you move the float up and down by hand it should be harder or easier to blow, resulting in a complete stop when you close the valve completely. (BE CAREFUL NOT TO APPLY TOO MUCH PRESSURE TO THE FLOAT BOWL)
as this could bend the float. Once happy with the operation of the float, replace the case and install back on the bike.
Please reply if this does not fix the problem.
Posted on Apr 06, 2010
Testimonial: "Haven't tried it yet but this was very helpful and will do what you instructed. Thank you"
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