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Don't know which way to turn the fuel shut off switch.

Just purchased my first bike; a 1998 zx-6, but continue to smell gasoline after turning fuel shut off valve to off. Bike was rebuilt, so I am not sure if I am turning it the right way. Have tried with off facing up and facing front. I know it's a stupid question, but I don't know if its a problem with the bike or if I'm just not turning it the right way. Thanks for answering a stupid question for a new rider.

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  • ameliahm Jan 30, 2009

    Thanks. I will have that checked.

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Are you sure it is not the carburateur gasket leaking if it was rebuilt they removed the carb and may not have tightened the screws enough and the gas may be seeping out of the carb.

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