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Bike won't idle and dies when r.p.m.'s drop below 3,000.

If I keep throttle open when in park and engine running the bike wont die, but as soon as i let the gas snap back, the motors killed...please help...lost on this one. thanks

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Did you try to adjust the idle screw? its one screw in the middle of the four carbs, if that dosen't work your carbs probly need a rebuild

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