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Idles fine, but dies when I hit the gas
Sounds like carb needs cleaning float heights setting and blow out the jets.
Posted on Nov 23, 2013
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
a choke is designed to restrict air so that the mixture is rich (more fuel) for warm up. no choke should be used after 5 minutes or so. heres what you need to do. take the carb apart and on the bottom in the bowl of the carb are your jets make sure they are all clean and clear so that all circuits are open (quarter throttle, mid throttle and full throttle.) each jet controls parts of those three ranges. also turn your mixture screw which is usually located right under the motor sie of the carb. turn it all the way in then out 2 turns if you live in high elevation, turn it out only 1 turn and see how it all works. one last thing your problem might be solved by he second option first so try it first.
Posted on Jul 12, 2009
Check to see if the throttle bodies still have the little rubber nipple covers on the underside of the body also the LH TB has a controller on it could be that?
Ask on UKGSER site, the user called Steptoe is hot on and owns a GS shop in London.
Stick with the bike as they really are fantastic.
Posted on Mar 03, 2010
my 2001 just had that problem. Take off your air cleaner and look in the carb. There is a plastic venturi there that sticks. it will free up with your finger
Posted on Mar 20, 2010
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