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Carb overfueling (flooding)

The engine starts fine then its starts flooding and starts missing, petrol even coms out of the one exhaust. what do I do?

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SOURCE: Carb (Mikuni) flooding on Yamaha Vmax motor cycle

You will have to adjust the float pin of tht particular carb and don't remove them off the rack..just pull them out of the engine and work on the one tht needs attention.
Hope this helps!

Posted on Sep 06, 2009

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SOURCE: yamaha t80 townmate carb keeps overflowing with petrol

Yes, the float or the float needle is sticking in an open position. The only other possibility is a float that has a pinhole in it and has filled with petrol and will no longer float as it should.

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SOURCE: engine flooding gas building exceessive pressure

Remove the fuel cap and try it. If the problem disappears, you need a new cap as the vent has become plugged up.

Posted on Mar 21, 2010

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SOURCE: bike floods its self constantly

The fuel is probably flooding due to trash in carb, remove the fuel bowl,clean float needle,clean jet and the orfaces in it.(if dirt is in it clean the rest of the fuel system to keep it from happening again.) Spray cleaner does good.

Posted on May 13, 2010

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SOURCE: when turn on petrol and kick bike, petrol is

You have a sticking float in the carburator, due to old gas, or dirt. The float moves a needle that turns on and off the flow of fuel into the carb bowl.

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