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Bike cuts off when clutch is engaged on down shift.

Have a 97 Virago 535. Just spent $500 to "get it right". Road Saturday 30 some miles. Did fine. On the return trip, bike wouldn't take gas. Hesitated while running at speed. When clutch was engaged on down shifting, bike just cut off. Idle already adjusted.

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Did you run out of gas? I know it sounds like a stupid question but I have seen it happen before. If your getting fuel to the carbs then I would have to say check the carbs floats. They may be sticking shut.

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