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Right so firstly i changed the air filter which caused the bike to start dying out after a few miles. I then read up on this and people said clean the carb, so did all that with carb cleaner topped up the fuel etc, and now with many kicks it eventually ticks over for about 2/3 second?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: cbr 600 f3 will not start
wow, 7 years without use! try to check if the fuel pump motor is still working... also check the fuel lines if its clogged.. I hope you get your bike up and running again... feel that adrenaline rush when going 100+mph.. hehehe.. have a good one bro...
Posted on May 26, 2009
SOURCE: TTR-125 Won't Start
unscrew the four screws on the bottom of the carb (be ready some gas will drain out) then you will see a goldish looking screw. unscrew it that is your jet
Posted on Jul 18, 2009
Take the carburetor apart again, remove the main and idle jets and idle mix screw, plus the float and needle valve. The main jet holds an 'emulsion tube' in--look inside where the slide valve moves, you should see a short brass tube projecting out of the bottom. Carefully push down on that tube with a plastic rod or wooden dowel, it should drop out the hole where the main jet was. Chances are that the tube is dirty and needs to be cleaned--look carefully at the series of small holes drilled into the sides of the tube. These small holes deliver air which is mixed into the fuel passed through the main jet. That air comes from a small hole just inside the intake side of the carburetor. The long needle that sticks out of the slide bottom controls low to mid-range speed fuel-mixture. Check that the 'C' clip on the top end of the needle is in the center groove and that the retainer spring is pressed down the 'C' clip. Now soak the whole carburetor with spray cleaner, then blow out all passages with compressed air. Don't soak the rubber-tipped needle valve from under the float. On reassembly, set the idle mix screw 1-1/2 to 2 turns CCW from CW stop. Adjust for best idle after you get it running and warmed up. I hope this long winded explanation helps!
Posted on Aug 14, 2009
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