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900 ss Stalling

I have a 94 900ss cr. I love the bike but it keeps stalling it happens usually in higher gears when i give it gas First i can feel it lose power then if i try to give it more gas it sputters and dies. an idea is that it could have something to do with my ignition advancers but anyone with any help they can give will help me alot

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Sounds like the carbs are getting starved for fuel as load and rpm's increase. Start with Jack's suggestion on the fuel filter and get a new one. If that doesn't do it check other items in the fuel delivery circut. Rust or scale in the tank plugging the pickup dried out fuel lines that are semi-collapsed dirt and grit in the carbs - stuff like that. Fuel delivery problems typically seem to manifest themselves in the higher gears under load. They don't show up in the lower gears when accelerating simply because the bike pulls through them so quickly. If delivery is barely adequate, it has a split second to catch up when you shift. As the duration of uninterrupted load increases, it will run out of gas before the next shift. Typically, they fire right back up after you pull over and let them sit for a minute with the fuel pump running. Does your bike do this?,,,

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