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Honda shadow vt600 dumping fuel into the carbs

Are there other things that could cause fuel to be dumped into the carbs? Just had the carbs cleaned and float adjusted at the shop, and barely a day later fuel is pouring out of the carb relief hose. 1997 honda shadow vt600

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  • ddsaul2 May 30, 2009

    I am going to take it back and get them to make it right, I was just wondering if there could be other causes other than the float....I think you have hit on things that should have been checked before it was put back together. I will try hitting the carb and hope this helps!

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    how to adjust the flout

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    how to adjust

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Hello ddsaul2...If it's only been a day since the shop adjusted the carbs. you need to return it to them and make them do it right.
Sounds like a float valve is stuck and not closeing.They may have cracked a seat... There could be a pin hole in one of the floats causeing it to fill up with gas and sink. You can check and make sure all the vacuum lines are connected and possibly GENTLY tap on the carb fuel bowls to see if the float might be stuck alll the way down. Personally...if i paid for a carb tune i'd make them fix it. Surely they gurantee their work.
Good luck...i hope this helps

Posted on May 30, 2009

  • Mr BrokRench
    Mr BrokRench Jun 01, 2009

    make sure your choke is not stuck on too,...sometimes the cable sticks

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