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Kawasaki GT 550 - erratic tickover

When I start the bike the normal way ie choke out then halfway in once firing; the engine races.If i then adjust the tickover to suit once the bike warms up the tickover drops right down and I have to turn it back up again, but can never get a setting where the tickover remains normal.

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Put a carby kit through it and clean, inspect and blow all ports through, check intake rubbers for any leaks, (pin holes can change air fuel ratio) Especially check for obstructions in your idle/bypass jet, do the kit first so you know its right, then tune your idle mix until steady.

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