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I need to keep the choke half way on to keep it running

If i turn off the choke it dies...i think its a idle problem but i could be rong...please help.....

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Hi,

Could be the idle as you suspect or technically air/fuel mixture, but that could mean a number of possibilities:

  • vacuum leak;
  • clogged jets, air jets, idle air holes and butterfly;
  • clogged/faulty air filter;
  • faulty/leaking/unfitted airbox;
  • unbalanced carbs.
The common denominator is carb work. They have to be brought down and a thorough cleaning performed. I will initially rule out any electrical problem including the plugs since you did not mention any rough idling.

Just a start, do postback how things turned up or should you need additional information. Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa.

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