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POOR FUEL MILEAGE

I recently bought this 92 Goldwing that runs great and looks great. the fuel mileage averages about 28 mpg. I have cleaned the carbs, put in new plugs and new air filter however the mileage is still about 28 mpg.Is this normal or do I have a problem.

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    Dick May 11, 2010

    28 is a little low, but not exceptional. If you're riding 70+ mph a lot I would say that's about right. Stop and go traffic probably normal. 50 mph interstate traveling I'd say it is too low and I'd be checking the balance on the carbs again.

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You should be getting around 40 to 45 mpg
has to be in the carbs.

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