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My 82 XJ650 won't start after cleaning the carbs.

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  • Kyle wells Jul 20, 2013

    I've also noticed that when the petcock is switched to on and the fuel line is disconnected, no fuel flows out onto my hands but when switched to prime it flows freely, but still not into the carbs.

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Try taking the carb off and let it set in sea foam for a night

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  • Kyle wells Jul 20, 2013

    I let it set in sea foam and it started this morning, but will not hold an idle and starts smoking when the throttle is held for too long.

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my guess is that the choke being stuck completly closed and the ignition switch where the key go causing a short. thanks anyway

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I would take the carb off and clean the jets. I had a bike that if i didnt ad stabil to it, the gas would varnish in just about a month. It also depends on what kind of gas you put in there and if you fill the tank up so condensation doesnt get in there.

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The breather tube may warrant re-jetting but not re-syncing.

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Fuel becomes like a gel substance if the bike was not used for some time. There may be some gel blocking the main jet of your carburetor. If the gel formed in the tank, it may take a while to reach the carburetor. That may be why it operated without a problem for a while.

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How did you celan the carbs?? Need to strip and dismantle all parts / blow out with compressed air / Check float adjustment etc./ reassemble, ensure there are no air leaks.

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