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Dumping to much fuel into front cyclinder

Bike will not start have a ton of fuel dumoing out of exhaust pipe

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  • david7268 Feb 14, 2009

    Same problem with mine. Just changed the ignition coils because those were bad, and now this! WOW.

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It could been dirt in caburettor so it owerflow and the engine get full of fuel and the fuel coming out of the exos.
The are the float spindle som not close , it can happening when dirt are coming in the carburettor float chamber. This are under the caburettor.
You must clean they so the float spindle can close. If the engine get full of fuel , it could bee fire in the engine.

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99 400 sport atv seems like it revs way to high at high speeds i dont dare push it past 1/2 throttle ( 400 l ported shaved carbon reeds stock carb aftermarket pipe stock tire) when i release and punch...


Is it still exhausting a lot of raw fuel? I assume it is.
This is a two-stroke, right? If so, the original pipe was designed with a restriction (the pipe gets much smaller) at the end of the expansion chamber which caused a backwave from each combustion chamber explosion. The length of the pipe was precisely calculated to cause the backwave to arrive at the cylinder at the bottom of the piston stroke.......when both the intake port and exhaust port are open. The backwave keeps the fuel-air mixture from going out the exhaust pipe. If the aftermarket pipe is not designed right, a lot of raw unburned fuel and two-stroke oil will be dripping out of the pipe and your power and fuel efficiency will drop. In that case you might be better off with your original pipe. It was designed to give you good power and efficiency for that engine.
When you say the piston was hitting the case, do you mean it was hitting the head? You mentioned "shaved". Do you mean you shaved the head to increase compression? If so, that could cause the piston to hit the head. You may have to put on a thicker or double head gasket.
If you think it is revving too high you might put on a bigger countershaft sprocket, or a smaller rear sprocket. That might increase your speed and would definitely drop the RPMs.
good luck,
genetuck

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Engine filling up with gas


there is no way for fuel to get passed the rings right? So if you filled the head with fuel, it would just work its way down the exhaust pipe and out the back, just like its doing. The only way of getting fuel into the sump is; if you have seriously bad rings (it would be burning oil) OR if its getting through the breather system. I don't even think if the injectors were on full-time, it still wouldn't get into the sump... very strange. Are you sure its not coolant? A serious coolant leak can be completely unnoticeable from the outside, but catastrophic to the inside. __________________

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Engine filling up with gas


there is no way for fuel to get passed the rings right? So if you filled the head with fuel, it would just work its way down the exhaust pipe and out the back, just like its doing. The only way of getting fuel into the sump is; if you have seriously bad rings (it would be burning oil) OR if its getting through the breather system. I don't even think if the injectors were on full-time, it still wouldn't get into the sump... very strange. Are you sure its not coolant? A serious coolant leak can be completely unnoticeable from the outside, but catastrophic to the inside. __________________

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Engine filling up with gas


there is no way for fuel to get passed the rings right? So if you filled the head with fuel, it would just work its way down the exhaust pipe and out the back, just like its doing. The only way of getting fuel into the sump is; if you have seriously bad rings (it would be burning oil) OR if its getting through the breather system. I don't even think if the injectors were on full-time, it still wouldn't get into the sump... very strange. Are you sure its not coolant? A serious coolant leak can be completely unnoticeable from the outside, but catastrophic to the inside. __________________

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Engine filling up with gas


there is no way for fuel to get passed the rings right? So if you filled the head with fuel, it would just work its way down the exhaust pipe and out the back, just like its doing. The only way of getting fuel into the sump is; if you have seriously bad rings (it would be burning oil) OR if its getting through the breather system. I don't even think if the injectors were on full-time, it still wouldn't get into the sump... very strange. Are you sure its not coolant? A serious coolant leak can be completely unnoticeable from the outside, but catastrophic to the inside. __________________

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Engine filling up with gas


there is no way for fuel to get passed the rings right? So if you filled the head with fuel, it would just work its way down the exhaust pipe and out the back, just like its doing. The only way of getting fuel into the sump is; if you have seriously bad rings (it would be burning oil) OR if its getting through the breather system. I don't even think if the injectors were on full-time, it still wouldn't get into the sump... very strange. Are you sure its not coolant? A serious coolant leak can be completely unnoticeable from the outside, but catastrophic to the inside. __________________

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Engine filling up with gas


there is no way for fuel to get passed the rings right? So if you filled the head with fuel, it would just work its way down the exhaust pipe and out the back, just like its doing. The only way of getting fuel into the sump is; if you have seriously bad rings (it would be burning oil) OR if its getting through the breather system. I don't even think if the injectors were on full-time, it still wouldn't get into the sump... very strange. Are you sure its not coolant? A serious coolant leak can be completely unnoticeable from the outside, but catastrophic to the inside. __________________

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Engine filling up with gas


there is no way for fuel to get passed the rings right? So if you filled the head with fuel, it would just work its way down the exhaust pipe and out the back, just like its doing. The only way of getting fuel into the sump is; if you have seriously bad rings (it would be burning oil) OR if its getting through the breather system. I don't even think if the injectors were on full-time, it still wouldn't get into the sump... very strange. Are you sure its not coolant? A serious coolant leak can be completely unnoticeable from the outside, but catastrophic to the inside. __________________

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Engine filling up with gas


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Engine filling up with gas


which I fixed. It all started when the bike died on the road. WhenI got it home to try and start it the starter would turn over at first but eventually it would not despite a charged battery. I then realized the engine was filling with gas everytime I tried to turn it over fuel was leaking from thelower exhaust pipe and the site glass was void of any air. I opened up the drain plug and a ton of oil and gas came out. I refilled the crankcase and the motor at first turned over until I realized gas was again leaking from the lower exhaust pipe. I disconnected the fuel lines and electrical under the tank and hit the starter switch again. The motor started and ran for a few moments before depleting the fuel that was left in the lines. That told me I have spark but for some reason gas was gushing into the cylinders at a high rate flooding the engine. I made no more attempts to start the motor out of concern doing that would damage it.,there is no way for fuel to get passed the rings right? So if you filled the head with fuel, it would just work its way down the exhaust pipe and out the back, just like its doing. The only way of getting fuel into the sump is; if you have seriously bad rings (it would be burning oil) OR if its getting through the breather system. I don't even think if the injectors were on full-time, it still wouldn't get into the sump... very strange. Are you sure its not coolant? A serious coolant leak can be completely unnoticeable from the outside, but catastrophic to the inside. __________________,,,

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