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2002 sporster 1200 it dies after riding for a bout 10 minutes and now it wont even start

The coils good,its getting fuel,

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Carburator clean up could help solve the problem, it seems some dirt may have entered the float chamber!
Blow the jets with compressed air.
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SOURCE: My 1200 sporster when gets

It sounds more like a fuel problem to me. If I had to guess, I'd say that for some reason your bike has started to run lean. The lean mixture is causing your engine to run hot. The heat from the is "perculating" the fuel in your float bowl and causing it not to start. I've seen it before on race cars.

The mixture on your bike may be running lean for any fo several reasons. You could have trash in one of the jets in the carb or you could have a vacuum leak. I'd put my money on the later. There is a hose that comes off the backside and feeds vacuum to the VOES switch. Make sure this hose is intact and doesn't have any cracks in it. I'd also replace the intake gaskets at the heads and the carb seal provided the carb is the original CV carb.

If the carb has been changed to something else, there could be other problems as well. Also, make sure your not running gasoline that has a greater than 10% ethanol mixture in it. The greater the percentage of ethanol (alcohol) the leaner the engine will run.

Good Luck
Steve

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Have you checked to see if you have fuel IN THE CARBURETOR? In 1996, Harley went to a vacuum operated petcock and they've had troubles with them. The diaphragm in the backside of the petcock gets a hole in it and it doesn't allow for a full flow of fuel. Ride the bike with the air filter off until it quits. When it quits, look into the mouth of the carb with the engine not running and crank the throttle grip to wide open throttle. There is a brass nozzle standing just inside the mouth of the carb. When you crank the throttle grip to wide open, you should see a stream of gasoline squirt into the carb. If not, the carb has no fuel in it even though the fuel tank may be full. You'll have to drain the tank and remove the petcock. Take the plate off the backside and take a look at the diaphragm. Gently stretch it while holding it up to the light and check for holes. Personally, I'd replace the petcock with a high quality mechanical petcock and plug the vacuum hose. You'll have to manually turn the fuel on and off old-school style but you won't have anymore petcock problems.

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