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Bike acts as if running out of fuel.but has plenty of fuel

Bike acts as if running out of fuel.plenty of fuel no restriction.can shake side to side and restart and run maybe two blocks then again same prob.starts easy,and will idle all day.just cant ride

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  • Robert Mar 08, 2009

    checked fuel filter and replaced plenty of fuel flow have not opened carb as of yet, but will try and let you know thanks

  • hogtdavis Apr 11, 2009

    I have the same issue. It just started doing this about 3 weeks ago. The bike has 60,000 miles. It has plenty of fuel and I have change the fuel filter already but that did not cure the problem. My bike will totally quit at higher RPM in any gear. New plugs last week. Did not help. The electronics still work so I have ruled out crank sensor. The bike will fire again when I let off the gas and the RPM's drop. Anyone have this problem as well? If so, what the hell do I do to fiux it. Very annoying,



    Thanks,

    Tony

  • hogtdavis Apr 11, 2009

    Sounds like what my bike is doing but I have already addresses these issues and it still quits while running at higher RPM

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There may be moisture in your carbs if the bike has been idle over ths xmas

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Sounds like the fuel filter needs to be changed. It is letting enough fuel thru to idle but not enough to run.

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