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1994 FXSTC floods out

My 1994 Harley custom Softail 1340 cv carb has been stored for 2 years cleaned tanks and carb it started right up but when you let off the throttle it floods out. Put new spark plugs in it still the same if you keep it throttle up you can keep it running but it seems to want to run hot p.s. thanks to who ever can help me

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Hi, John and the usual suspects are:
1. Dirt or other foreign matter between float valve and its seat.
2. Float valve sticking.
3. Float valve and/or valve seat is worn or damaged.
4. Float misadjusted.
5. Float cracked, leaky or damaged.
6. Excessive "PUMPING" of hand throttle grip.
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