Question about Harley Davidson FLSTS Heritage Springer Motorcycles
I have white smoke coming out of the exhaust ,,,is it the carb needs adjusting or something worse,,i have a harley davidson 1998 heritage springer anniversary edition,,
White smoke could indicate coolant in the combustion chamber. Not likely if you have an air-cooled bike. It could also mean that you are running in a cold climate, if the temp is around 20 or less I would call this normal.
If your bike is water cooled I would keep a close eye on your coolant level and oil level. A blown head gasket could allow water to get into the combustion chamber (causing the smoke) or mix with the oil (even worse). If you notice it using coolant I would have it checked out by a mechanic. If you want to check it yourself, do a compression check on both cylinders. If one is rather low, there is your problem.
Posted on Jan 12, 2009
I have a honda atc 200 and its stopped i tried to re-start it but it wont go , i then put a new plug in but no joy , when i crank it over it blows fuel out of the back of the carb ,if i cover the air intake with my hand only allowing a tiny amount of air in it fires up and revs up fine but it smokes whiteish grey and alot when i remove my hand it just dies , i replaced the carb but its still the same any ideas ????
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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