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At first gas would just start pouring out of the overflows when i turn the gas on. i cleaned the carb everything looks good and now the bowl fills with gas(i know this bc i removed drain plug from bowl and gas was present) but doesn't go from the bowl to where the air/fuel mixture is obtained. it may be my solenoid valve but the bike was running now to long ago and the valve looks new. is there anything else you guys can think of???? Thanks

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  • 04RM250 Jun 26, 2009

    its a kickstart, and what would i do to check the level in the bowl

  • 04RM250 Jun 27, 2009

    i think i got thanks. the bike took a few really hard kicks to start and **** did it smoke but now its fine.



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Check the level of the fuel in the float chamber, it could be low.
You can also check the solenoid valve ....turn the ignition 'on' and you should hear a click sound at the s/valve, this proves the valve to be openning ones the ignition is turned 'on'.
Hope this helps!

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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    Murtaza Akberali Versi Jun 27, 2009

    Oh, I believe you mentioned you had cleaned the carburator...well in the process of cleaning it you may have removed the float bowl to get access to the jets inside,and this may have distrubed the adjustment of the float...thus not allowing in fuel to required level.

    You will have to remove the carburator out and remove the float bowl and get to the float to adjust it.



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