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Air Filter soaked with gas

Bike seems to run fine but when I check the air filter it is always wet with gas - after a long run - say 200 km i have some drops draining from the air filter chamber

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Clean It with soap and water and afterwards let it dry and put a little bit of motor oil on the filter. You may want to check your petcocks because they may be leaking. Be cautious when you ride with a gas soaked air filter the airbox may catch on fire if the motorcycle backfires which I have experienced in the past.

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

  • TheThing Jun 26, 2009

    One more thing, if its a paper air filter just change it but if its foam do what I said above. but you still may need to check your petcocks or anything fuel related close to your air filter.

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