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Fuel overflow problem with 2007 roadstar silverado 1700, gas runs out the carburator onto the ground--sometimes won't crank--

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This has been covered, but. Use regular or premium fuel. The mid grade has extra alcohols for increased octane rating and boils easier. Allso check the fuel leveling carb, it's probably slightly to high or gummy from the boiling fuel that was in it.

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Gas running out of the carb indicates that the internal float valve is not shutting off the flow when the float bowl fills up. Might need cleaned; might need a new float valve assembly. Not cranking is an electrical problem. If you mean that the engine cranks over but doesn't start - then this could be a related carb problem. Take the bike to a reputable repair center near you.

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