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Fuel leaks out what looks like a vent tube coming from the carbs

Comes from carbs to down behind breather assemby.

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  • charles_goss Jan 15, 2009

    floats were stuck,drained carbs,tapped on them .runs great

  • froberts Feb 25, 2009

    I have a 650 star when you turn the key on the fuel pump states pumping gas out the overflow tub and it will not start now can you help
    thanks Fred

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Hi ...... Sounds like float levels are set too high or debris in float chamber. Switch petrol off from/at tank and drain fuel from float bowls, if you use the cap off a paint can etc you can catch it and look at it to see if any water or debris present. Retighten drain screws, switch petrol back on and see if it still overflows.

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