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A Fuel leakfrom a hose from the carb.

This is for a Suzuki Marauder 2000.

There is a fuel line leading off the carb but I can't find where the other end goes. I don't remember removing the line, it's about 7 or 8 inches long and apears that it leads down. The line could be a vent except the the end is flaired which makes me think it was attached to something. I have tried to match it to anything in its reach, nothing. As sson as I hit the starter, fuel leaks out. The bike runs well but as soon as I cover the leaking end, the bike stops running, no sputtering or run down, it just stops running.

I appreciate the time anyone takes to read this, and thanks in advance for any help given.

Al

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  • alscroggs Jan 03, 2009

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    While sitting on the bike looking down, the hose is on the right side of the carb. it comes up towards the top and then curves over to the left side of the carb, but there is not a place for it to connect (that I can see).

  • nickels428 May 11, 2010

    is this hose from the front or rear carb?

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That hose is a carb vent, the end looks flared from gas and the fumes it emits, when you plug it up the bike quits running because the carb thats hooked to that line is flooding the engine the float is stuck or has trash keeping it from working right take float bowl off to find out why please give us a rate

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That may be a line that pulgs into the bottom side of your gas tank. You would have to take take off to see the plug.

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