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Idle speed problems

Got this bike in bits when rebuilding carbs found someone had been in at mixture screws dont know the settings for these and when i was trying to sync the carbs the idle was very eratic near impos to adjust new plugs and filter fited. was trying to sort a small misfire that happen sometimes

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  • Anonymous Mar 12, 2014

    used bike will not increase speed past 45 to 50 mph. Has new plugs and fuel filter. Was sold in the Dallas area and moved to Albuquerque, a 5500 foot change in altitude. Could this be a jet adjust ment in the carbs?

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    What is the factory setting for the 2001 intruder idle mixture screw

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    What is the factory setting for the idle mixture screw?

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Hi Walker14,

You have to sync thecarbs and also you will have to reset the air-fuel mixture screws.
One of the carburators should be factory adjusted, I dont wn a kawasaki but I own a YAMAHA SECA XJ750R and thro it I am sharing my experince.
Once you have located the factory preadjusted carburator you can thn set the others to its specs. I use the feeler gauge to do for my bikes carburators and it works fine.
With regards to the mixture screw..... get the all in tightened but slowly aas to not damage the pin end of it!.
Start the bike and get it to normal running temp and thn set the screws 2 and half turns out...you may need to set your idling speed before you begin this setting of the mixture screws, you prolly will hveto go higher on revs or vicecersa ....onc eyou are at the mixture screws and adjusting them , you will surely note the differenc ein sound of he bike an its idling ..
Hope this will help.


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