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Yamaha xj 600s 1993 Had rust in the fuel n it entered the carbs n bike wouldn't start So I stripped the carbs down all squeaky clean cleaned the rust out of the tank New fuel lines new fuel filter Did a small service plug/oil/filter n plugs Connected all back up I have good spark n fuel in the carb chambers but for the life of me to get the bloody thing to run It turns over it wants to start u can hear it I have good compression n suction Just can't work out why it want start Any advice welcome Thanks Jamie

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Is fuel reaching the carb bowls? blocked pilot incorrct float height? fuel pup diaphram working ?

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Time for carburator clean up , float level resetting and all, plz visit this site for more info
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