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Why is fuel leaking from the filter canister?

I have not had this bike too long so I am not too familiar with what I'm looking at, but the canister that houses the filter for what I think is the fuel system has fuel pouring out from it. It looks as if fuel should go there but I do not see its practicality since there is no where for it to go.

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Annon, You would not be the first Virago owner to have carburetor float sticking or dirt under the needle. If you are comfortable doing so, remove carbs. and clean or rebuild or have a good Tech. do it for you. "I hope this helped you out, if so let me know by pressing the helpful button. Check out some of my other posts if you need more tips and info."

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Hi, Anonymous if you ever see gas weepage from your air cleaner after a putt you may be suffering from fuel reversion or standoff. This is a common end result when changing air cleaners, camshafts, and or exhaust systems or mufflers and not using the proper combination of parts that will not give you maximum performance. Basically, what happens is you have upset the delicate balance of the speed in which the air/fuel mixture enters the combustion chamber. If you change your mufflers the exhaust pulse/charge leaving the exhaust valve hits the baffle and bounces back to the exhaust port putting up a different amount of resistance to the next outgoing pulse/charge depending upon the baffle design. This negative situation can sometimes be remedied by installing reversion/torque cones. If you change your carburetor it may create a virtual wall of fuel, that can be viewed by removing the air cleaner, too be spitting back towards the air cleaner. This negative situation can sometimes be remedied by installing a longer intake manifold. Camshaft induced reversion can only be fixed by using a different cam with the proper amount of duration and or overlap. This phenomenon is more noticeable at higher RPM's and can really rob power and performance from a really great ride. For more information about your issue and free downloads that you will need please visit the websites below. Good luck and have a nice day. Fuel stand off intake reversion what are the causes Engine fuel...
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SOURCE: 95 xv750 Virago fuel leak

Probabilly a stuk carburettor float or needle.
Try to solve this problem to gently tap on the carburettor bodies. If this doesn't help you have to clean out the carburettors, and/or replace the float neeldes

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SOURCE: fuel pouring into air filter when bike gets warmed

float level too high

Posted on Jul 26, 2009

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