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Gas coming from black tube

Just got a new KLX100. Gas is leaking out of a black tube at a pretty good rate. The tube is connected to the carborator.

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  • musick153 Dec 25, 2008

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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initially and to my knowledge, some of the hoses connected to a carb would be:

  • from tank through fuel shutoff valve;
  • overflow hose;
  • drain hose;
  • in some case a vacuum hose.
Of the above, the only possible hose that would fit your description would be the overflow hose. Should this be the case, then this indicates that the float inside the carb's bowl has not moved up to engage/close the inflow valve. A workaround is to tap the bottom of the bowl to jar the float to go up as well as the shutoff the inflow valve. The drain hose would also allow fuel to flow out from the carb but that would mean the drain screw is loose/opened.

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Posted on Dec 25, 2008

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