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How to drain carburetor on a CB 500 - 1997 Honda CB 500 S

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Look between the air box and the engine there is the carburetor you will see two of them look at the bottom there is a flat head screw undo the screw a few turns and you will see fuel drain out from the carb repet on the other one becarefull not to do it on a hot engine as it may set in fire.

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IF the bike runs, then shut the gas off at the tank and let the bike run till it dies (1-4 minutes) and it's empty. Otherwise, if it is not running, then you can take the bottom bolt off the carb and it will leak out that way as well.

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Posted on Oct 08, 2009

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