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Silverado engine dies as I am going 60 mph down the road. It is like I am running out of fuel. I still have plenty in the tank. Is this a fuel filter issue?

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My 650 was doing the same thing. I have to remove the petcock, that is attached on the left side of the tank. The two stems on the petcock was dirty and I used carb cleaner to clean the stems. I also had some debris inise the gas tank. Both parts are easy to remove and clean. Now the bike runs good.

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It's fuel starvation, yes it could be the fuel filter,
better to clean the fuel line and check the petcock too & the tank as a whole.

Posted on May 19, 2009

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