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Will start and run but needs loads more choke than normal.... then cuts out as soon as the throttle is opened. keeps doing this even when warm and normally wouldn't need choke. when the problem first started it started and ran perfect for 5 mins as normal and started as i was about to pull out onto the road

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  • joe May 11, 2010

    running on choke only is a sign of a dirty carburetor or dirt in the carb blocking the jet(s). when was the last time the carbs were cleaned?

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You need to clean your carbs. Something is gummed up inside. Most likely pilot jet, but need to clean and synchronize them.

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