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What is the small rubber hose on the left side of my carb what does it do

Its on the opposite side of the air cleaner and it has a plug or smtg in the end of it but its suppose to be there I want to no what its for

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Hi, Anonymous for this situation I would call my local dealer or reputable shop's service/parts department and inquire about any possible quick fix, answers, or parts inquiry. If necessary, transport your bike to the dealer or shop and have a professional technician take it for a test drive, if it is in running condition, and give you a written estimate of repairs and answer any specific questions you may have about your problem. Good luck and have a nice day.
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This is an XS 650, no? Sounds like you might have some piston ring blow-by (especially if its burning some oil), or possibly bad valve seal's'. The valves could be tight, so make sure the valve clearance is correct first, then compression test, and finally a 'leak-down' test.

If it is blowing by, it probably is fouling plugs and you will need more energy in the spark to fire, but this is a secondary issue, which will be eliminated with the fixing of the other issues. Good luck!

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all carbs have floats.it a cv type carb,with a big diaphram for the slide.real easy carb.to work on.if you have any mechanical knowledge.get a manual if not go on internet,and plenty of vendors for *** bikes that sell factory parts look up yours,and the carb will give you a breakdown of it.harley does not have any parts look up like *** bikes.sound like the carb needs cleaning or needle and seat is wore out

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