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Idle is to low how do i adjust it were is the idel screw at

It stops at every stop light if i do not keep throdle open

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Black button on the left side of the carburetors

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The idle is a great place to start. If you have a normal bike with no engine mods ie exhaust, jet work then you need to screw the idle screw all the way in, then back it out 2 and a half turns.

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SOURCE: rough idle and low idle speed

you can adjust your fuel to air mixture on the carb and this may help your idle situation

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SOURCE: Bike not used for2 years. Changed fuel. Now, will

your carb are gummed up. u need to pull the apart and clean ot float bowl and jets. try removing the air filter and shooting very small amounts of carb cleaner directly in air intake. then start bike. if dose not work after afew trys, need to pull carbs and clean out.

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