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I have 02 zzr 1200 went out to drive it to work pulled choke cranked fine let off choke would not quite idle with choke off. When giving throttle anything over 5000 rpm motor bogs down tried to drive did same thing changed air filter pulled tank cleaned out added carb cleaner to new gas still doing same pulled off fuel fiter blowed through seemed clear need help thanks

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  • dsut7 Apr 22, 2009

    I have a 1991 Kawasaki ZX 1100 that starts and runs on idle just fine, but when I try to give it some gas it cuts off. The airflow is not obstructed, and the gold plates on the inside of the carbs seem to open and close at the same time. I would like to know what else, besides these things, could be the cause of my problem. 

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    Dick May 11, 2010

    When did the bike last run okay?



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Have you checked the breather in the petrol tank
if its blocked it can cause this problem as the petrol gets vapour locked.

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