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2004 VTX 1300R/S same lack of fuel to carb. Appears to have a vent hose running from the under the right rear down to just below the mufflers. I understand there is a fuel vacuum pump that allows gas to run into the petcock and is operated buy a hose that is attached to thr

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I have a 81 900 custom honda that had a vacuum valve that would not allow fuel to go to carburetors unless the vacuum of the engine was present. Since I did not want to have to turn over the motor for a long time to get gas to the carbs I found that locating the vent tube connected to the other side of the diaphram and blowing into it pushed the diaphragm open and allowed fuel to flow to carburetors. Maybe this will work for you too. Hope this helps.

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SOURCE: vacuum hose that attaches to the fuel petcock behind fuel line

my 81 xj750 vacumm line attaches to a pip on the boot that attches it to the head. Have you investigated to diaphram in your fuel pet ****. I know mine had a small pin hole which made my idle weak at times. i even went as far as resynching the carbs and changing the plugs before i found it . just enough to bleed off vacuum . Hope that helps

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SOURCE: suzuki gs 750 getting a constant flow of fuel out of crank vent

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

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Well there only one way the fuel can get into the crankcase and that's from the fuel tank. The petcock must be draining and the float needles are not stopping the fuel flow. Do you have a prime position on the petcock? If so do not run the bike in the position. Try topping the tank off with gas and letting it sit for a while and see is the gas has gone down and then check the crankcase and see if there's fuel in it again. i still say its got to be your petcock.

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SOURCE: VTX 1300R 07 ran out of gas and won't start, put fuel in it.

The pet **** on these models are problematic

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Hi,,realy does sound like your fuel pump has had it,,did you have an inline filter,from the pump to the carb? anyway you could discard the pump and stick with good old gravity?

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Fuel not flowing to carb.

Check you petcock for correct operation and make sure its not clogged. If its a vacuume actuated petcock, make sure the hose is attached well and not leaking. If all is well with those 2 things then try seeing if gas will flow when you remove the gas cap. If that fixes the problem, then the vent holes on your gas cap are clogged up.

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I have a '05 VTX 1300R. The thing sputters and coughs so I put an expensive grade additive to the fuel. Has been working well enough till I get closer to the bottom of the tank. Recently the weath

Hi most likely the carb need cleaning or you have some water in the bottom of the float bowl. you can try this, there is a float bowl drain screw on the float bowl so if there is water it will drain out. this is just a first easy step if it works your good to go if not time to pull the carb and do a complete cleaning (note most do it yourself home mechanics will clean carbs and over look the most important part, you need to pay close attention to the low speed jet make sure it is not blocked and if it is unblock it i use copper wire strand if it is fully blocked the blow it out and spray through with carb cleaner.
I use Brand name carb cleaner ( Sea-Foam ) This is an excellent product for removing gummed and hardened fuel deposits it comes in can liquid and as a spray.

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VTX 1300R 07 ran out of gas and won't start, put fuel in it.

Does your bike have a petcock?

If so you have to prime the fuel bowls with gas by opening the pet **** for a minute until the fuel bowls are full of fuel THEN you set your choke if you have a manual choke THEN start the bike.

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Battery access

Battery is under the seat. There is little room for you to add a charger, as such, shy of getting such a charger recommended by your Honda shop designed for such.

It is probably better if you start your bike once each week and let it run. This will keep fresh gas in the carb and your battery charged up during these difficult months of winter.

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