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What is the position of the fuel tank on/off/reserve valve when the valve is in the on position? I just bought the honda and have no manual. I moved the valve and thought I moved it back to where it was originally, but the next time I cranked the engine it gradually lost power and then died. Before I fooled with the switch it was running ok. It currently has a full tank of fuel. I'm a retired auto mechanic and I'm good at diagnosing fuel problems, so I want to know what position to set the valve with a full tank of fuel.

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    It never dies on me. It may not be a sabre cause it is a 2002. I can't find the model no where

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The on position is controlled by intake vacuum and shuts down the flow when not running, reserve bypasses this and can be used for priming the engine, off means off, i hope this helps

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