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Bike is stalling

Bike sputters alot and temds to stall after rideing for a bit

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  • bdblade Nov 20, 2008

    I also noticed that the air filter is really black with fuel. I am told that the bike is probable running rich, but not sure what to do about that

  • bdblade Nov 20, 2008

    Thanks for the help, that will get me in started.

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    I replaced my aircleaner with arlen ness. Now bike sputters , ***** whole riding.

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Your going to have to determine if its an electrical problem or a fuel problem. Could be bad plugs a loose wire, misadjusted carb or contaminated fuel or a pluged fuel line. and actually a few other things including a bad piton ring. I would start with the cheap and easy stuff. Drain the fuel tank, clean the fuel filter......see if that helps

Posted on Nov 17, 2008

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    Mel Jacobson Nov 20, 2008

    If its black w/fuel you have a problem with you carb (if its black with oil - thats just the way the bike is engineered) .

    If it is fuel, you are going to have to pull the carb ( sorry). It could be overflow which can require new o'rings or new float asssembly. but you can start by just cleaning everything and adjusting the float tab.

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