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Honda vtx 1800 2002 model loading with gas

About two months ago i went for a ride and almost didn't make it home.the bike was running very rich and wouldn't idle.i went to the honda dealer and was talking toi the head mechanic.i told him that the bike was filling each cylinder with fuel when sitting not running.he said i should replace both injectors which i did.after replacing injectors and plugs the bike will run but isn't smooth at all and will actually fill the rear cylinder with gas when sitting.when running it will run but with black smoke comming from the exhaust and will not idle.
bike has new battery

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Start with a tune-up. Tune the carburetor and repair worn parts as necessary

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I left my key in the on position for a weak on my 2006 1800 vtx. My battery is dead should I buy a new battery or can I start this bike and recharge the battery I'd I ride for a few hours


Take the battery out, check your water levels. Give the battery a good deep cycle charge with a charger before you do anything else.

Yes, You could jump it and ride it for a hefty amount of time. However riding a bike with flat batteries can cause issues on the ECU if your bike model has Electronic Fuel Injection.As the EFI relies on a minimum amount of power to run the ECU(computer), at low revs some bikes are stubourn and rev irregularly to try and produce power from the alternator to compensate for the loss in power from the battery which loads down the electronics when it is flat. If you are going to go for a hefty ride to charge the battery, try to ride out on he open road somewhere and avoid high traffic areas as well as areas where you will need to start and stop frequently.

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Its seems the the gas is not entering the carburator.
Sometimes if theres water in the gas (since you had filled her up ) one experiences same symptons.
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I have a 2002 honda vtx 1800 will not idle but loads with gas


Check for a blocked airbox vent, sometime we put things under the seat that will cover the airbox inlet which will automatically make the bike run extremely rich and all that needs to be done is to remove the paper or gloves or whatever there is blocking the inlet snorkel. You may also want to check for tight intake valves too. That is classic Honda, tight valves will cause a rich mixture all the time if it is the intake valves making the problem.
Please let me know if this works, if not give me more specific data and I will better assist you.

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Possibly bad gas?


I would do both. Plugs can gas foul plus after draining I would add a fuel restorer additive, just to be sure there is no problem with the older fuel.
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